2018 / Editorial / Personality (Non-Pro)

Acid Attack Survivor

  • Photographer
    Ed Wu
  • Agency / Studio
    Ed Wu
  • Prizes
    Silver in Editorial/Personality, Gold in Editorial/General News

I met this generous woman in Delhi, India. ?Photo, OK? i give Money? I asked her in Hindi, with the most easy vocabulary i could use. ?Photo, OK. Money, No.? She replied. There are 250 to 300 acid attacks reported in India every year, but many go unreported, so the actual number could exceed 1,000, despite laws restricting the sale of acid or other deadly chemicals, according to Stop Acid Attacks, a non-profit group.