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Case Story : Masuda Akter (Visually impaired)

Photo of Masuda AkterName: Masuda Akter

Father – Late Mohubul Islam

Mother – Sokha Khatun

Village –South BabuKha

Post –BabuKha

District – Rangpur

Her father late Mohubul Islam was a restaurant businessman and mother is housewife. Masuda Akhter, who suffered acid attack due to not agreeing to a marriage proposal in 2012, was studying in class 9. As acid entered her eyes, her eyes become blind. In 2013, with the help of BRAC she was treated at the Acid Survival Foundation for six months. Later, admitted in Shankar Nath Hospital for 27 days. Masuda Akhter is the youngest among her three siblings. She passed SSC examination from the Shomajkollan Vidya Boti Girls’ High School in 2016. Her brother used to record all the necessary textbooks and thus she carried out her study. Later, in the year 2018, from Dhaka Mirza Abbas College she passed HSC exam, and is currently studying in first year in the Department of Sociology at Chittagong University. Her goal is to become a college teacher by passing the BSC exam.