In 2009, Acid Survivors Foundation in Bangladesh (ASF) celebrated its 10 years anniversary. Since 1999, a long road has been covered in order to help people who have been attacked by acid. The best way to look at it is the figures : in 2002, 500 people has acid, thrown at their faces and bodies. In 2008, the number of attacks decreased to 171.
ASF mobilized institutions : the National Acid Control Council, the Department of Social service and police headquarters are particulary...more »