Posts Tagged ‘child’

CHASE: ASF new project in collaboration with ASTI, BVSN and UK AID

April 16th, 2014

ASF new campaign : what to do in case of acid attack...

Child Burn Prevention: Raising Awareness At An Early Age To Empower Children And Increase Safety.

October 24th, 2013

Here is Haag Sahib (Mr Burns), the bad and dangerous character

Rescue Bibi is the little water droplet that is quite helpful and that will help our heroes....

Our little heroes: fighting burns!!!!

An example of the book content

After Quetta, ASF team is working on better implementation of acid and burn legislation in Karachi, in collaboration with AUS AID.

October 9th, 2013

Training lawyers

Training medico-legal staff in collaboration with Friends of Burn, and Dr Dabir Ur Rehman

20th November 2012: Universal Child Day, ASF Working For Child Protection In Collaboration With Global Funds For Children, Acting For Life and Smile Again Italy.

November 27th, 2012

15% of acid victims are children, the youngest victim having been attacked at the age of one year old…

Acid Survivors Foundation Focuses on a child friendly rehabilitation process that has been funded by Global Funds for Children and tries to make sure that these children ultimately join school back as “normal” children. Acting For Life has also supported ASF-Pakistan, providing trainings and tools to work on child protection and facilitate the counseling process. Acting for Life and Smile Again Italy have  also supported ASF preventive action at community level to sensitise children on self protection and acid violence and enhance enrollment of children in formal school.

We are thankful for their precious support but also would like to express our rewarding such activities are: empowering children makes us believe in a sustainable positive future: the picture that are posted hereby reflect hope and show that yes, it is possible to live happily and safely after the worse. ASF team remembers this every single day in its action against acid violence and GBV as a whole. 20th November? A day to remind us of our duty and our only chance to build a humanistic society.

Peshawar Consultation: Moving Forward!

November 20th, 2012

An extract of the documentary "Bushra Survives" produced by Black Box Sound

EVAWG llaince KP-FATA and KP provincial parliamentarians dedicated to push for the comprehensive legislation to be tabled in KP

legal experts who will join PCSW legal commitee to redraft the bill in view of the last criminal law amendment that was passed on 12th December 2012

Representative of Aurat Foundation

Journalist noting down data

KP parliamentarians looking at the data of acid violence in the country...

KP Minister for Industries ensures its full support for passage of comprehensive Acid and Burn Crime Bill.

November 20th, 2012

The Workshop conducted by ASF team in Dera Ismail Khan, aimed at sensitising local CSOs, lawyers, doctors, elected representatives, community members to enhance acid violence reporting as ASF knows that many acid attacks go under reported in Dera Ismail Khan. Additionally, the network support for the passage of comprehensive Acid and Burn crime bill was strenghtened, let us hope for the best in KP!

ASF executive director presenting the comprehensive legislation

KP Minister for industries along with ASF executive Director.

The audience viewing the documentary: Bushra Survives

Article: When Acid Violence Against Youth And Children Becomes A New Tool For Terrorism.

October 14th, 2012

It seems after Malala, Shazia and Kainat, other young victims are appearing…after shooting, acid throwing follows…

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Militants attack Shia students with guns, acid in Kurram

Published: October 12, 2012

At least two of the students suffered acid burns after militants attacked them.

PESHAWAR: Shias in Kurram Agency, suffered a second attack in three days after unidentified suspected militants targeted a group of students with guns and acid on Friday.

A vehicle carrying students from Kohat to Parachinar was targeted by militants. The attack injured three students including a girl Nabila, a student of Masters.

Nabila told a doctor at Agency Headquarters Hospital (AHQ) in Parachinar that they were returning from Kohat University to their native areas after appearing in viva exams for their Masters class. As they neared Durrani area in Lower Kurram, militants intercepted their vehicle and opened fire at them. They then threw acid on the students.

As a result, at least three of the students were injured.

Talking to The Express Tribune, Dr Mashad Ali at AHQ said that a total of three students were injured and two of them, Nabila and Shahid Hussain, suffered acid burns. He said that one of the injured students, Muhammad Ali, had suffered a bullet wound and has been admitted into the hospital and is in a precarious condition.

None of the political administration officials from Lower Kurram Agency were available for comment.

On October 9, three Shias were injured, when militants opened fire at a passenger vehicle in Lower Kurram Agency.

Dialogue On Acid And Burn Legislation in Muzaffargarh

October 12th, 2012

Promoting the tabling of comprehensive Acid And Burn Crime Bill 2012.

Men and Women united to promote human rights and fight acid violence.

Debate session

Inclusive approach : women and religious representatives are part of the discussion

NO debate can be significant without the survivors' voice and perspective

Men engaged to promote women's rights


Advocacy And Lobbying Workhsop In Lahore: 3 Parliamentarians Agree To Table the Comprehensive Acid And Burn Crime Bill In Punjab Provincial Assembly.

October 3rd, 2012

The consultation was organised in collaboration with Mumkin Alliance, Aurat Foundation, MDM, UK Aid, UN Women.

Survivors, agents of change explaining their hurdle and why this comprehensive legislation is necessary.

Improving governance: when elected representatives commit to protect their constituency interest

New Campaign For Comprehensive Acid And Burn Crime Bill Launched, Join The Move And Share The Link!

August 10th, 2012

Be part of the change, share the link, disseminate!