TOKYO-2017 People / Portrait_P

Acid attack survivor.

  • Prize
    Silver in People/Portrait
  • Photographer
    Ed Wu

I met this generous woman in Delhi, India. 「Photo, OK? i give Money」 I asked her in Hindi, with the most easy vocabulary i could use. 「Photo, OK. Money, No.」 She replied. There are 250 to 300 acid attacks reported in India every year, but many go unreported, so the actual number could exceed 1,000, according to Stop Acid Attacks, a non-profit group.