Acid Attacks: Bangladesh's Efforts to Stop the Violence


Subject:
Women , Abuse, Harassment, & Violence

Description:
This 2002 article discusses acid attacks in Bangladesh, most of which are against women with "the most common reasons for attack being the refusal of marriage, the denial of sex, and the rejection of romance." Provides an overview of nongovernmental organization (NGO) efforts to stop the violence. From the Harvard Health Policy Review.

Creator:
Swanson, Jordan

Publisher:
Harvard Health Policy Review

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/~epihc/currentissue/spring2002/swanson.php


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