#Acid Attacks

  • Article: It's Now Illegal to Possess Potentially Lethal Acid Without a Licence in the UK

    It's Now Illegal to Possess Potentially Lethal Acid Without a Licence in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 1, 2018

    There’s been a 90% increase in attacks in the past decade. Read more

  • Article: Acid Attack Survivor Katie Piper Is the First 'Strictly Come Dancing' Star of 2018

    Acid Attack Survivor Katie Piper Is the First 'Strictly Come Dancing' Star of 2018

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 13, 2018

    Here's why that's important. Read more

  • Article: Acid to Be Defined as 'Highly Dangerous Weapon' in the UK for the First Time

    Acid to Be Defined as 'Highly Dangerous Weapon' in the UK for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 1, 2018

    There were over 400 recorded attacks in England and Wales in six months last year. Read more

  • Article: An India Court Just Offered Jobs to Acid Attack Victims & Trans Women to Set an Example

    An India Court Just Offered Jobs to Acid Attack Victims & Trans Women to Set an Example

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 27, 2017

    Fighting gender discrimination in small ways can add up. Read more

  • Article: Why These Acid Attack Survivors Danced Down a London Fashion Show Catwalk

    Why These Acid Attack Survivors Danced Down a London Fashion Show Catwalk

    By Imogen Calderwood|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Oct. 12, 2017

    They showcased their “inner strength and dignity”. Read more

  • Article: These Powerful Portraits of Acid Attack Victims Tell a Story of Courage and Survival

    These Powerful Portraits of Acid Attack Victims Tell a Story of Courage and Survival

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 15, 2017

    Thousands of acid attacks happen every year, mostly targeted at girls and women. Read more

  • Article: This Indian Woman Was Attacked with Acid for the 5th Time

    This Indian Woman Was Attacked with Acid for the 5th Time

    By Tess Sohngen|July 3, 2017

    Acid attacks are all-too-common in some parts of the world. Read more

  • Article: Acid Attack Survivor to Walk at New York Fashion Week

    Acid Attack Survivor to Walk at New York Fashion Week

    By Cassie Carothers|Aug. 23, 2016

    Reshma Quereshi carries a powerful message for women everywhere. Read more