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chemical burn

[′kem·i·kəl ‚bərn]
(medicine)
Tissue destruction caused by caustic agents, irritant gases, or other chemical agents.
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Tiwari, in turn, referred the foundation to 23-year-old Reshma Khatun, who suffered an acid burn at the age of 19 after she rejected a man's proposal for marriage.
I have helped the victims of acid burn stand up and live their lives again.
Acid burn is an extreme form of violence that harms victims both physically and psychologically and results in their social marginalisation and stigmatisation.
Islamabad: Pakistan's National Assembly on Tuesday passed 'The Acid and Burn Crime Bill 2017', which offers free medical treatment and rehabilitation for acid burn victims, who often face physical and psychological disability for the rest of their lives.
He maintained that the initiatives like District Acid Burn Survivor Board for the rehabilitation of acid victims, establishment of 102 day care centers and 16 hostels for working women speak volumes about Punjab government's sincerity to bring women into the mainstream of society.
AN OPERATOR sustained a minor acid burn after a leak on the Wilton site today.
Farooq Jamil shed light on the rehabilitation of the acid burn victims and its treatment which Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government envisages to ensure by provision of health cards.
The bill offers free medical treatment and rehabilitation for acid burn victims, besides outlining a process for conducting trials of accused in the shortest possible time.
He further said that a state-of-the-art 'Violence against Women Centre' was operational in Multan since March 2017, and maintained that initiatives like the District Acid Burn Survivor Board for the rehabilitation of acid victims, establishment of 102 daycare centres and 16 hostels for working women spoke the volumes of the Punjab government's sincerity to bring women in to the mainstream of the society.
It looked like an acid burn - it began to blister andweep."
DIES: A woman succumbed to her acid burn injuries at Mayo Hospital on Tuesday.
The Punjab government has distributed 870,000 poultry units and over 36,000 cattle heads among rural women in 36 districts to provide them respectable employment.' He also cited establishment of Violence against Women Centre in Multan, District Acid Burn Survivor Boards, Women's Empowerment Packages.