Acid Violence And Medical Care In Bangladesh

@article{Anwary2003AcidVA,
  title={Acid Violence And Medical Care In Bangladesh},
  author={Afroza Anwary},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={305 - 313}
}
Acid attacks on women are increasing at alarming rates in Bangladesh, but the government has failed to provide medical care to the victims. Easily available sulfuric acid, which can mutilate a human face in moments, has emerged as a weapon used to disfigure a woman’s body. By the mid-1990s, activists had documented acid attacks, and urban protests were followed by demands for better medical care. I show how the interaction between local and international-level civil society organizations made… Expand

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