Monira Rahman - Executive Director, Acid Survivors Foundation, Bangladesh, vows to end acid violence in Bangladesh. Women are most often attacked by men who throw acid at women as a form of revenge and control.
On October 08, 2009 , five outstanding women have been recognized for their exemplary leadership on behalf of women everywhere.
From Bangladesh Monira Rahman , Francis cad el Carman Espinoza from Nicaragua and Laura Klauberg - Congresswoman Nita M.Lowey and Dr.Mary Lake Polan, from the USA , the 2009 Americans for UNFPA Honorees for the Health and Dignity of Women have made significant contributions to improve the lives of women in their communities .
Their efforts showcase a powerful global commitment to women. In this interview Ms. Rahman talks about acid violence against women in Bangladesh .