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‘KARACHI, Mar 16, 2012 (IPS) by Zofeen Ebrahim – By winning an Oscar at this year’s Academy awards, filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has brought home the genius of Pakistan’s women as well as the extreme violence they often suffer in a male-dominated society’
Posted on 19/03/12 by Office • Read full article
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Punjab Government has decided to take solid measures against acid attacks and called them terrorism
Posted on 15/03/12 by Office • Read full article
‘ISLAMABAD – After the issue was highlighted globally through the Oscar Award winning documentary Saving Face, Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF) Pakistan has called for a comprehensive legislation to eradicate acid and burn crimes from the country.’
Posted on 05/03/12 by Office • Read full article
An Oscar nominated documentary film Saving Face, about the plight of two young women in Pakistan who have been attacked with acid, brings to public attention the issues that the UK-based Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI) has been working on for over a decade.
Posted on 23/02/12 by Office • Read full article
‘When he learned that there are 150 acid attacks a year in Pakistan, plastic surgeon Mohammad Jawad went there to help repair the damage done to the victims. Now he is the subject of an Oscar-nominated film’
Posted on 13/02/12 by Office • Read full article
A recent spate of attacks has rekindled the debate around the availability of acid…
Posted on 09/06/10 by Office • Read full article
Blind Justice- a radio programme about acid violence
Posted on 28/05/10 by Asti Editor • Read full article
Pakistani acid burn survivor Naila Farhat wins Supreme Court Case within 10 minutes. Her perpetrator is awarded 12 years imprisonment along side having to pay a compensation of PKR 1.2 million to Naila.
Posted on 17/11/09 by Asti Editor • Read full article
An acid attack in 2003 that completely disfigured 19-year-old Naila Farhat’s face has failed to take away her spirit to live as she bids to seek justice with the first hearing in the Supreme Court due to take place on November 13.
Posted on 13/11/09 by Asti Editor • Read full article
Before the establishment of ASF-Pakistan in 2006, there were no specialist services for people who were attacked by acid in Pakistan. View the following videos for an insight into the workings of ASF-P and the important work they are involved in, as well as the views of one volunteer, Natasha Simonsen, who speaks about her experience of supporting acid survivors.
Posted on 29/09/09 by Asti Editor • Read full article