Acid Attacks in Bangladesh
By Jacob Lyman
What is it?
Who are the victims?
Laws against Acid attacks.
5 Themes of geography:
Region- Bangladesh is located in Asia and is placed on the eastern Hemisphere.
HEI: Acid also affects the environment pretty badly, it kills trees, harms animals, and kills plants or crops.
How to stop this?
bicn (Bangladesh International Community News. Available at http://www.bicn.com/ezine/features/lifeinbgd/acidsurvivors.htm
BBC News. World: South Asia joyous homecoming for acid attack victims. July 22, 1999. Available at:http://news6.thdo.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/south_asia/newsid_401000/401093.stm
Chung, Connie. (1999). 20/20 ABC news. Available at: http://www.abcnews.go.com/onair/2020/2020_991101bangladesh.html
Feminist News. May 8, 1998. Men burn women with acid in Bangladesh. Available at: http://www.projectbangladesh.org/femina.htm (This article was originally based on an article in The Economist, February 16, 1998).
Hossain, Farid. Time International. February 1, 1999, v13, i4, p. 16-17.
SHARE - The Society for Humanitarian Aid & Relief Efforts. 1999. Available at: http://www.share-usa.org/acid.html
Shil, Shakespeare. (1999). Men use acid to scar Bangladeshi women who say no. Available at: http://www.projectbangladesh.org/menuseac.htm (This article was originally from Nando News).
Schmetzer, Uli. (Chicago Tribune Foreign Correspondent, January 31, 1999). News from Bangladesh - acid ruins women's faces and their dreams. Available at:http://www.projectbangladesh.org/acidruin.htm
- WIN News. Summer, 1999, v25, i3, p48.