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Work on eliminating acid violence from Bangladesh.

Acid violence is a particularly vicious and damaging form of violence in Bangladesh where acid is thrown in people’s faces. The overwhelming majority of the victims are women, and many of them are below 18 years of age. The victims are attacked for many reasons. In some cases it is because a young girl or women has spurned the sexual advances of a male or either she or her parents have rejected a proposal of marriage. Recently, however, there have been acid attacks on children, older women and also men. These attacks are often the result of family and land dispute, dowry demands or a desire for revenge.

CONSEQUENCES OF ACID VIOLENCE
Nitric or sulphuric acid has a catastrophic effect.

1. Eliminate acid violence from Bangladesh.

2. Severe punushments for the offenders.

3. Provide support for the victims.