Interwoven into our performance of Blurred Lines of Justice is a narrative inspired by the courage of acid attack survivor Laxmi from New Delhi, India. 117 more words
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A file photo of a protest by acid attack survivors. Acid violence claimed 80 victims in 2010, 106 each in 2011 and 2012, 122 in 2013 and 130—the most ever for a single year—up to November 2014, says ASF India. 1,575 more words
A 27-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl were rushed to a hospital for emergency medical treatment in Quetta, Pakistan, after a man threw acid on their faces, severely injuring them. 91 more words
Content by “A Mighty Girl”.
Laxmi Aggarwal was just 16 when a 32-year-old man attacked her with acid after she rejected his marriage proposal. For years Laxmi hid her face, but after India exploded in outrage over a brutal gang rape on a bus two years ago, she discarded her veil and joined the growing effort to stop acid attacks and other abuse against women. 602 more words
This might sound insensitive but all the “Differently abled people are heroic” talk is a little sickening after a point. It sounds very nice and inspirational but deep down, we are doing the very thing that we claim to be fighting against. 666 more words