Acid Attack: Causes and Consequences

  • Harshika Mehta
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  • Harshika Mehta

    Student at Unitedworld School of Law, India

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Abstract

The current research paper focuses on how women in India and other countries become a victim of acid attack and how they suffer for the rest of their lives. The reason behind this heinous crime of acid attack is to kill a woman or disfigure her for the rest of her life. It is a way to silence a woman when she speaks for herself and disagrees with a man or rejects his proposal for marriage or to become his partner. This paper will also focus on the dark and horrendous impact an acid attack has on a woman and her mental, physical and emotional health and how our medical and legal system fails to protect and handle such cases.

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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 1707 - 1719

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.11642

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