Aagahi’s latest episode aims to educate women about acid crimes

The latest episode from Sharmeen Obaid's campaign Aagahi is out.

Episode 8 from the series brings up acid crimes and not just talks about what constitutes as an acid crime but what a survivor can do should this happen.

According to a press release, "The eighth animated short film, Acid Crimesseeks to inform viewers on the various forms of what constitutes an acid crime, specifically with the intent of harming another human being."

"The video discusses punishments for convicted offenders, illegal usage and sale of acid and other corrosive chemicals which are punishable by the Pakistani legal system, including a sentence of 14 years jail, life imprisonment, a 1 Million Rupee fine or all of the above. It also advises on safety measures that can be taken subsequently if involved in an incident."

Aagahi is Sharmeen Obaid's campaign to educate women of their legal rights. The short series had bagged a nomination at The 66th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.


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