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In November 2012, BBC News reported a story about a 15-year old girl who was attacked by her own parents for turning her head to look at a boy passing on a motorcycle. The parents beat her and then poured acid over her. After two days without being taken to a hospital, the young girl died from her injuries.With acid attacks on the rise against women and girls in countries where their rights are still limited, the Cornell international human rights clinical director, Sital Kalantry, calls this phenomenon a form of “gender terrorism.”Read more via Psychology Today.

halftheskymovement:

In November 2012, BBC News reported a story about a 15-year old girl who was attacked by her own parents for turning her head to look at a boy passing on a motorcycle. The parents beat her and then poured acid over her. After two days without being taken to a hospital, the young girl died from her injuries.

With acid attacks on the rise against women and girls in countries where their rights are still limited, the Cornell international human rights clinical director, Sital Kalantry, calls this phenomenon a form of “gender terrorism.”

Read more via Psychology Today.

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