Ashoka Fellow
Bangladesh
Fellow Since 2013
This description of Monira Rahman's work was prepared when Monira Rahman was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
Introduction
Monira Rahman has reversed the forty-fold increase since 1970 in acid attack tragedies in Bangladesh. She’s changed the laws. She’s ensured prompt, competent help even in remote areas, and she has built model psychological and other follow-up services.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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