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This Cafe Helps Empower Acid Attack Survivors

Oftentimes after going through an acid attack, survivors can be wary of showing their faces.
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This Cafe Helps Empower Acid Attack Survivors

Acid attack survivors can find empowerment at this cafe in India.

"We feel like this is our home. Even though we work here, it feels like home," one of the employees of Sheroes Hangout said. 

Oftentimes after going through an acid attack, survivors can be wary of showing their faces.

But this cafe is helping confront a patriarchal practice in Indian society. The attacks can make it hard for women to find a job, but the cafe offers them employment. 

India's acid attacks are reportedly increasing, and it's extremely cheap to get acid. 

"It's just 20 rupees (30 cents) to destroy somebody's face with acid," a Hindustan Times reporter said.

How can society give more opportunities to survivors of these attacks? Let us know what you think.