Cross Learning

21st February 2014

Delegates from Acid Survivors Foundation Bangladesh met their counterparts Acid Survivors & Women Welfare Foundation of India (ASWWF) at the ASWWF India Head Quarters, Kolkata to share experiences relating to current status of acid attacks, treatment of victims, enforcement of the law,rehabilitation, with the view to empower the victims to live a life of dignity and usefulness.The Bangladesh Team was represented by ASF Bangladesh Director Ms.Selina Ahmed, Dr. Shareef Hasan, Dr. Mohib Ullah Khondokar and Mahmud Faisal Khan.The ASWWF team  was represented by Dr. H.P Kanoria, Chairman; Mr. Mahesh Kr Varma, Vice Chairman; Mr.Rahul Varma, National Director & CEO. Mr. Mukul Varma , Director of ASFI Delhi, participated in the International Confrence on Setting Standards For Psychological & Mental Services that was held at Dhaka, Bangladesh from 21st to 24th February, 2014 . The main aim and objective of the conference was to discuss, deliberate and draft a report on 'Setting standards for psychosocial care and mental health' for acid and burn victims.