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Acid Attacks Women

Acid Attacks On The Rise In Colombia

AP | Posted 04.08.2014 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Police are offering a nearly $40,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever was behind the latest in a rash...

Survivor Of Acid Attack In India Wins 'Courage' Award For Her Refusal To Hide Her Face

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.07.2014 | Impact

After an acid attack disfigured her face when she was 16, it would’ve been understandable if Laxmi had decided to retreat from society. After all, m...

Colombian Women Latest Victims Of Acid Attacks (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Posted 08.14.2012 | Latino Voices

By Johanna Mendelson, VOXXI A recent news story in the Washington Post by Juan Forero called attention to a distressing situation in Colombia: acid...

Defacing Women: Acid Attacks on Film

Barbara Becker | Posted 05.07.2012 | World
Barbara Becker

The Academy Award-winning best documentary short Saving Face raises larger issues about this global human rights atrocity -- and how simple endings are seldom that easy.