International’s Womens Day | 100 Years Anniversary

Dhaka, March 2011.Hasina Akther who is a acid survivors join on the occasion of 100th anniversary of International Wome’s day at Rabindra Sarobar in Dhaka. Acid violence not only affects people physically and emotionally, it also has a devastating long-term effect on their economic and social life. Survivors face discrimination social inequality and a lack of opportunity. Bangladesh is the witness off the highest number of acid attack related incident. Photo: Monirul Alam

 

Holding lighted candles participants promise to resist acid violence on the occasion of 100th anniversary of International Women’s day. The event was organized by Acid Survivors Foundation, Rabindra Sarobar Moncho, Dhaka, Bangladesh.7 March 2011 Photo:Monirul Alam