Reshma Bano Qureshi, the Teenage Victim at the NYFW

Can that Reshma Bano Qureshi name does not tell us anything, and if we hear that He has participated in the New York Fashion Week, We believe that it is an anonymous model more. But Reshma is, indeed, a survivor. With her face disfigured by acid, his appearance yesterday on the runways of New York was part of the campaign Make Love Not Scars, attacks with acid by honour against women in the India.

Reshma survived an acid attack two years ago, when he was only seventeen. As often happens in attacks on honour, was a family (his brother-in-law), who threw the acid, which He ended up disfiguring her face and causing it to lose his left eye.

Yesterday, appeared at the Fashion Week in the Parade of the Indian designer Archana Kochhar, wearing a dress sleeve long, white and colorful prints. In her hair, he wore a silver tiara.

Every year some 1,000 attacks occur with acid in India, a figure that has increased 250 percent between 2012 and 2014. Reshma is very active in social networks, through their Beauty video tips by Reshma and her involvement in the campaign of collecting signatures #EndAcidSale, It aims to prevent the sale of acid free in the India.