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Vitriolage: #StopAcidAttacks

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

Women's Rights


Empty. That’s what i feel. You know the time when you know you want to scream and reach out for help, but don’t know why. I felt that way. 125 more words


Suleman Sadiq Gill : Acid Attacks -- A Face for a Face?

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

Gender Violence

2 Christian women injured by acid attack in Pakistan

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

Human And Civil Rights

Great Women of India #4: Laxmi Aggarwal

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


Favorite TED talks from India

Most of us want to solve social problems but somehow, fear gets the better of us. So, we just give up. However, there are people who challenge the status quo, change the way things are done. 417 more words

Devdutt Pattanaik

How we use differently abled people to boost our egos...

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