South and Central Asia Archive

Indian acid attack survivor takes to the catwalk at New York Fashion Week – video

Acid attack survivor Reshma Qureshi makes her catwalk debut on the opening day of New York Fashion Week on Thursday. She was invited to take part by FTL Moda, a fashion production company committed to challenging industry stereotypes of beauty. Wearing at full-length dress by Indian designer Archana Kochhar for her catwalk appearance, Reshma tells Reuters she wants victims of acid attacks to be viewed …