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New law aims to curb acid attacks in India

India's top court rules to regulate sale of acid in attempt to decrease attacks on women.

Last Modified: 27 Jul 2013 12:21
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India's Supreme Court has ruled that the sale of acid needs to be regulated in an attempt to reduce attacks on women.

Laxmi, who was attacked with acid after refusing a marriage proposal, has turned into a full-time campaigner for acid attack victims. She continues to fight for more victims’ rights, including free medical care.

Al Jazeera's Anu Anand reports from New Delhi.

*This report contains pictures that some viewers might find disturbing.*

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