India's acid attack victims unite against the horror of their past

Burke, Jason; Sahariah, Sutirtha
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/20/indias-new-hope-for-victims-of-acid-attacks

Publisher:  The Guardian
Date Written:  20/08/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18590

Last year, 349 people in India, mostly women, had acid thrown on them in deliberate assaults. A groundbreaking cafe allows some of them a new start. Sheroes (run by an NGO in the city of Agra, home of the Taj Mahal) is a rare beacon of hope where the aim is to help change perceptions of the survivors of acid attacks and to allow them to regain some confidence.