12 Dec '11, 11am

Afghan Girls and Mother Disfigured in Acid Attack | Care2 Causes

Afghan Girls and Mother Disfigured in Acid Attack | Care2 Causes

It really blows my mind when I think of the countless ways mankind has found to inflict violence against women around the world. Acid attacks are one of the violent forms of assault that is most common in countries like Cambodia, Afghanistan, India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. A recent story from Afghanistan left four women – 3 daughters and their mother – disfigured from an acid attack. The perpetrators were after the family’s oldest daughter because her father had denied one of the men’s requests for her hand in marriage. The girl’s father said he rejected the man’s offer of marriage at the time because his daughter was too young. Forced marriage of young Afghan girls is not uncommon today which makes the father’s protection notable. Rejected, the man and his brothers, who are suspected of being members of a local militia, broke into the house to attack the girls and their ...

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