Monira Rahman represents Bangladesh
Monira Rahman, executive director of Acid Survivors Foundation, and Fazilatunnesa, a victim of acid violence, yesterday took part in the 15th meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) at Geneva of Switzerland.
The main focus of the meeting was acid attack, acid violence, victims and assistance, says a press release.
This was the first international meeting where acid violence was discussed elaborately.
Dr John Morison, executive director of Acid Survivors Trust International, also participated in the meeting.
The discussion was held with association of the Women's United Nations Report Network, World Wide Organisation for Women and NGO Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva.