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.

    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.*

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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