India's acid attack victims unite against the horror of their past
Burke, Jason; Sahariah, Sutirthahttp://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/20/indias-new-hope-for-victims-of-acid-attacks
Date Written: 2015-08-20
Publisher: The Guardian
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.