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Gender Violence:The Health Impact - Immediate Medical Care for Burn Victims

by Rishabh Raj

A report by Acid Survivor Trust International (ASTI) aptly says “acid violence rarely kills … always destroys lives.” The very gruesome nature of the violence coupled with the fact that an acid attack takes only five seconds to cause superficial burn and thirty seconds to escalate into  deep burns and that India also accounts for a major share of global burn deaths makes it extremely important to discuss immediate medical care available to burn victims. 856 more words

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Gender Violence: The Health Impact - The Gendered Nature of Acid Attacks

by Vaibhav Gupta

An acid attack is a form of violence that affects women and girls disproportionately. The Law Commission of India reports that most of the acid attacks registered in India have been against women… 886 more words

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Defeating militarization, gaining hope: women as political actors

By Rosa Emilia Salamanca

Due to the armed conflict in Colombia, the effect that militarization has had on our society is profound. We have lived for so long in situations where the military has been dominant that it has become natural. 1,392 more words


16 Days Campaign

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Do you all know what the 16 Days Campaign?

The 16 Days Campaign is an international campaign that demands to end Gender-Based Violence coordinated by the… 699 more words