Many women in India as well as across the world face lot of atrocities. Right from domestic violence to female foeticide to dowry to sexual harassment to body shaming to what not, unfortunately, most of the women out there have faced some form of oppression or the other. Acid attack is also one of the heinous atrocities faced by many girls. The crime not only leaves scars on the body but also in their mind. Many survivors experience a big change in their lives and suffer from low esteem and many other problems.
Thanks to activists, many campaigns are raising such social issues and are fighting against such bestial crimes. One such activist is an artist named Kaanchi Chopra. She has come up with moving illustrations that throw a light on the issue in one of the best ways. Kaanchi has paid a tribute to all the acid attackers by saying that they should not lose their self-confidence. In her blog, she has mentioned about eye-opening statistics and how the life of victims take a turn for worse. She has got an overwhelming response to her designs.
Below are the illustrations by artist Kaanchi Chopra:
1. The artist has wonderfully illustrated the scars with her creativity
2. Through her blog, she is paying a great tribute to them indeed in a great way
3. Through her blog, she gives out a plea to survivors that she should not lose hope
4. This visual representation of acid attack victim’s scars cannot be better
Her main motto of the blog and illustrations are to change the mindset of people on how they look at acid attack survivors. “I call them survivors, not victims, as these women have emerged only stronger after such life-altering accidents. I want to change the mindset of the society and make them understand this sentiment,” she said to one of the dailies. One can check out her all the works on her blog kaanchichopra.com. It is great to see that Kaanchi has used her gift of art to raise concern about acid attacks. Indeed Kaanchi has created a great impact by creating these illustrations. What are your thoughts on these artworks? Let us know in comments below.