The painful story of this acid attack survivor who chose not to give up is all the inspiration you need today

We came across a lot of inspirational stories about women this International Women’s Day and nothing makes us happier. There is one more story which managed to make us cringe, inspired, and also taught us the importance of never giving up in life.

Humans of Bombay shared the story of acid attack survivor Sheela who is still fighting for justice seven years later after this happened. At the end of the story, you can find the details to help more women like her who are struggling and surviving after gruesome acid attacks.

Sheela believes,

7 years in, I still seek justice and closure because he’s still at large. I am partially sighted, disfigured beyond recognition and mentally scarred. The sun set in my life a while ago but at least now I have hope that it may rise again one day. After all, how long can the rain last? One day I’ll dance under my rainbow. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow…but someday. Why? Because giving up would mean he wins and I can’t let that happen — not for me, not for the hundreds of other girls out there who have been victims of acid attacks.


Read her full story here:



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Posted by Humans of Bombay on Tuesday, March 8, 2016