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Acid Attacks: A Story of Survival



This project aims to showcase how the lives of acid attack survivors in Pakistan has changed after...

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Video produced by Wasay Mir and Laiba Mubashar. Pakistan, 2023.

In this film, two survivors of acid attack violence, Noreen and Humaira, recount their journey toward self-empowerment against all odds while navigating social barriers, medical challenges, and a long quest for justice in Pakistan, where acid attacks are a brutal form of gender-based violence.

Filmed in Lahore and Islamabad during the summer of 2022, this documentary also spotlights Pakistan's efforts to combat acid-based violence by weaving together intimate narratives with insights from activists and medical and legal experts.


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Health Inequities

Health Inequities
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Gender Equality

Gender Equality

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