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The Acid Survivors Foundation is a Bangladeshi organization that helps victims of acid attacks and tries to prevent these attacks..

It was founded in 1999 with support from UNICEF and the Canadian International Development Agency. In 2005 the co-founder Monira Rahman was granted the Human Rights Award of Amnesty International.

Statistics

Acid attacks from 1999 to 2005

Period Number of incidents Number of persons attacked
Women Total
May-December: 1999 115 58 139
2000 172 98 235
2001 250 140 344
2002 366 219 487
2003 335 185 412
2004 266 180 325
2005 212 144 268

Comparative statistics of 2005 and 2006

Months Number of incidents Number of persons attacked
2006 2005 Women Men Children (Under 18) Total
2006 2005
January 10 10 7 3 4 14 12
February 12 16 9 2 2 13 19
March 12 14 12 2 4 18 18
April 13 18 8 7 2 17 22
Total 47 58 36 14 12 62 71
  • Source
    • Acid Survivors Foundation
      Statistics of Acid Attack 1999 to 2005

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