• Sunday, December 04, 2022


Teen Indian acid survivor to grace New York catwalk

Models on the catwalk in New York.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A 19-year-old Indian woman whose face was brutally disfigured in an acid attack will walk the catwalk in New York next month in her first trip overseas. Reshma Qureshi, who lives in Mumbai, was attacked by her brother-in-law and pinned down by his friends who doused her face in acid in 2014. Her features were horribly damaged and she lost sight in one eye, but Qureshi has been determined to build a life for herself. She is the face of a campaign to end the open sale of acid in India and appears in videos on YouTube offering beauty tips…

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