As former partner of TOWIE star Ferne McCann is sentenced for throwing acid in a nightclub, a criminologist considers the real reasons such attacks are on the rise.
Adele Bellis (left) and Laxmi Agarwal during a Fashion show for the British Asian Trust, where the two acid attack victims took part in the cat-walk show for charity in London in 2016.
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Can fashion and make-up be utilised to help acid attack victims on the road to recovery?
Lucia Annibali, victim of an acid attack in Italy, walks in Rome earlier this year.
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Acid attacks, mostly against women, are increasing globally, and toxic masculinity is to blame. It's time for social, medical and legal reform to stop the scourge.
A protest by food delivery drivers calling for higher penalties against perpetrators of acid attacks.
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A spate of recent attacks using acid have gained attention, but little is known about the motivations of the perpetrators.
The organisation that monitors chemical weapons could play a valuable role in tackling this problem.