Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF)

The Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF) was formed on 12 May 1999 with the growing concern of the rising trend of acid violence in Bangladesh. It was established as an independent, non-government, non-profit organization by women’s rights activists and concerned citizens of Bangladesh, intent on raising awareness and providing support to survivors of the country’s prevalent acid attacks. It is the only specialized NGO in Bangladesh working as a “Centre of Excellence” with a vision of Bangladesh free from acid violence, where burn victims especially women and children live with dignity.

To prevent acid and burn violence and empower survivors, especially women and children, by working with an integrated approach using a replicable holistic bio psycho social model which engages all national and international stakeholders and is backed by research, experience and evidence.

Organisational Focal Person for the SDG Platform

Selina Ahmed
Executive Director

Communication Focal Person for the SDG Platform

Md. Nurul Kabir
Manager-Monitoring & Research


Mailing Address: Plot: A/5, Level: 06, CRP Bhaban, Block: A, Section: 14, Mirpur, Dhaka 1206
Phone: +88-09678777148, 09678777149
Social Media: Facebook


ASF’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

April 17th, 2020|COVID-19 Response|

For COVID-19 response, since March 21, ASF has undertaken to support the local community particularly women and girls in 5 districts (Dhaka, Sirajganj, Bogura, Narshinghdi and Comilla) of Bangladeshduring this crisis through its awareness campaign by social media.