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Attacked by acid for ‘looking at a boy’

She turned.

It was him.

Soft eyes.

Ruffled hair.

It was quick.

A glance.

He smiled.

She looked away.

 And in a flash it was over. 260 more words

Scars that last forever 

She was a chirpy little girl, beautiful as a rose and delicate like a glass.

Then came a monster, who crushed the rose and broke the glass. 370 more words

Post 61 - Day 35 'A Sport of Gentlemen' (Pt 1)

However, Day 34 had not ended with that parting. There had still been hours left to the day, and being unexpectedly energized after the completion of the transambulation of the fortress wall, now foot loose and free with the time that remained, I had decided to hike to the town below the palatial tourist complexes that are clustered close to the fortress. 1,298 more words

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


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