Colombia cracks down on a horrific wave of acid attacks against women

Colombia cracks down on a horrific wave of acid attacks

Jan 20, 2016 · Colombia’s wave of acid attacks is a relative anomaly in Latin America, where the tactic remains rare — despite entrenched sexism and high levels of violence against women across the region.

Colombia finally cracks down on a horrific wave of acid

Colombia’s wave of acid attacks is a relative anomaly in Latin America, where the tactic remains rare — despite entrenched sexism and high levels of violence against women across the region.

Colombia’s President Santos enacts tougher law on acid

Colombia finally cracks down on a horrific wave of acid attacks against women Simeon Tegel on Jan 20, 2016 @ 6:00 AM LIMA, Peru — Colombia is finally taking action against what may be the most intense wave of horrific acid attacks on women anywhere in the world.

Why acid attacks are on the rise in Britain – USA TODAY

Apr 27, 2017 · Colombia cracks down on a horrific wave of acid attacks against women CLOSE Oftentimes after going through an acid attack, survivors can be wary of showing their faces.

Colombia May Finally Do Something About Acid Attacks on

After a decade of acid attacks against Colombian women that have left hundreds disfigured, the country’s government is finally beginning to take action against the trend of horrific assaults.

Colombia: Public Aghast After Rape, Acid Attack Against

The rape and acid attack against a three-year-old girl has shocked Colombia after the toddler was found abandoned outside a clandestine nursery for the children of sex workers. RELATED: #Cuéntalo: Women Across Latin America Recount Horrific Sexual Violence

Acid Attacks Increase In Colombia (GRAPHIC PHOTOS

Aug 14, 2012 · There has been progress, but it is still a steep hill to climb, as the rise in acid attacks and the uptick of domestic violence make Colombia a dangerous place for women.

Capturing the Strength of Women Who Survived Acid Attacks

May 24, 2018 · Ms. Zapata grew up in Venezuela, close to Colombia geographically and culturally. She wanted to know why acid attacks have plagued Colombia and not, say, Venezuela.

Acid attacks rising in Colombia – The Washington Post

The statistics on acid attacks are hazy in Colombia, as in other countries where they take place. Bogota city councilwoman Olga Rubio, a victims’ advocate, said about 100 of the assaults have

Colombia: Man accused of high profile Bogota acid attack

Mr Santos had announced a reward of nearly $40,000 (£24,000) for anyone providing information on the perpetrators of acid attacks. «No more violence against women.

Colombia: Acid Attack Survivors Fight for Justice | Al

Approximately 1,500 acid attacks are recorded globally each year, according to Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI), a nonprofit group in London. Most victims live in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, but the crime is quickly becoming more common in Colombia.

Why Are Acid Attacks Against Colombian Women On The Rise

While these countries are no stranger to acid attacks, the words above were spoken by women living in a nation much closer: Colombia. Nearly 1,000 Colombians have been victimized by acid attacks in the past decade, and the country is seeing an uptick in this sickening violence.

New Law in Colombia Addresses Rise in Acid Attacks | Panoramas

While the new law signed by President Santos is a significant accomplishment for survivors of acid attacks, more needs to be done to end the use of acid as a weapon in Colombia. The majority of acid attacks are against women. Furthermore, the rise in acid attacks correlates to a wider trend in the rise of violence against women in the country.

Colombia finally cracks down on a horrific wave of acid

Colombia’s wave of acid attacks is a relative anomaly in Latin America, where the tactic remains rare — despite entrenched sexism and high levels of violence against women across the region.

Why Acid Attacks On Women Are Still Happening, And What

Nov 05, 2013 · The Campaign and Struggle Against Acid Attacks on Women has suggested that chemical manufacturers be required to regulate production and …