Depilex Smileagain’s survivor Shamim Akhter blessed with a baby girl

Depilex Smileagain’s survivor Shamim Akhter blessed with a baby girl

Depilex Smileagain Foundation is committed to provide the acid survivors not only with medical care and assistance but also an adequate chance to become productive, self-reliant members of the society that has ostracized them. Our vision extends beyond the immediate. Depilex Smileagain survivor Shamim Akhtar who was happily married 4 years ago gave birth to a third child and it is a baby girl. When she was six weeks old Shamim brought her to meet the Depilex Smileagain Foudnation family and Masarrat Misbah. President and the DSF girls were delighted to see the…continue reading →

Musarrat misbah extends support to Dar e Arqam burn incident victims

In a sad incident, 24 children of primary class in Dar e Arqam School, Shahdara Town, Lahore got severe injuries when a fire broke out of a gas heater. The school teacher Maryam Hussain also got injuries during the incident. depilex smileagain team visits dar e arqam fire incident victims masarrat misbah with dar e arqam teacher in general hospital On hearing the news through media the Depilex Smile again team comprising Musarrat Misbah and Aliya Khan rushed to Mayo Hospital. Contact was established with hospital management. The staff on duty escorted the…continue reading →
Depilex Smile again arranges psychotherapy session for acid victims

Depilex Smile again arranges psychotherapy session for acid victims

It is said that grief is a part of life and only the one who goes through the pain and suffering can tell you how it feels in all the emotional distress that is caused by the greif, whatever the reason may be. Depilex Smileagain has in its a decade long hisotry d rehabilitating the women who were either disfigured by the domestic violence or an accident, has put special emphasis on the psychological treatment of the victims. Most of the times these sessions were organized by Depilex Smileagain or through some collabarations…continue reading →
Depilex Smileagain and TUSDEC collabrate to provide training to acid victims

Depilex Smileagain and TUSDEC collabrate to provide training to acid victims

Depilex smileagain is has been working for a decade for the treatments and rehabilitation of burnt victims, during these years countless acid and burn victims have been trained as beauticians and are earning a living of their own. In past many organizations e.g. hotels, institutes have collaborated with Depilex smileagain to provide the burnt victims professional trainings or job opportunities. Tusdec is also an organization that is focused on providing vocational training for the socioeconomic empowerment of vulnerable women. Tusdec and Depilex Smileagain recently collaborated and signed an agreement to help restore the…continue reading →

Violence against women: Acid attack convict gets 27 years

Acid Attack News A man who attacked and injured a woman with acid was given 27-years rigorous imprisonment and a fine by a sessions court. Islamabad Additional Sessions Judge Rafaqat Ahmad Khan Awan on Saturday awarded the sentence to Muhammad Rafiq Awan and fined him Rs265,000, along with ordering compensation for the victim to the tune of Rs1.465 million. On Dec 4, 2010, the Shalimar police registered an FIR against Awan after he entered the house of a woman identified as Mrs Rafiq and threw acid on her face, causing serious burn injuries…continue reading →
Acid attacks and violence against women facts in 2012

Acid attacks and violence against women facts in 2012

Statistics on violence against women make for a depressing read in Pakistan and this year is no exception. Though a report by the Aurat Foundation states the reported cases of violence against women in 2012 saw a drop of 12 per cent from the previous year, cases of acid attacks saw a whopping increase of 89 per cent in the same period. This is a horrific figure made gloomier by the realization that this all happened despite the passing in 2011 of two laws deemed pro-women: The Acid Control and Acid Crime Prevention…continue reading →
Depilex Smileagain participates in Make a Wish Foundation event

Depilex Smileagain participates in Make a Wish Foundation event

Non Profit Organizations and NGOs are an integral part of any society for its proficiency and development. Social Events which these organizations often arrange help raise awareness about grave issues prevalent in any society and also assist the government to resolve them effectively. It is good to see that many NGOs are trending towards uniting for resolution of various social issues as this may only accelerate the elimination of social qualms which need to be solved on immediate basis. Depilex Smileagain Foundation (DSF) also believes that strength lies in numbers and unity, thus…continue reading →

Depilex Smileagain gets featured in MAG the weekly

Depilex Smileagain Foundation is giving hope to acid and burn crimes’ victims to smile and live again by making them productive and self-reliant members of the society “Imagine a woman with barely any facial features, someone with no eyes, nose, lips, ears and hair. What is her future and what is there for her to live for?” says Masarrat Misbah, a beautician of international fame, philanthropist and one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Pakistan. Her dream was to rehabilitate the survivors of acid attacks and to restore the confidence of these unfortunate…continue reading →
Acid attack victim Mamoona’s eye surgery in General Hospital

Acid attack victim Mamoona’s eye surgery in General Hospital

Kahlil Gibran said, “Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.” Children are like angels, so pure, so fragile and the innocence that makes your heart melt. Most people say children have the heart of gold, and that is true as they forgive and forget easily, yet they have the dreams that fly higher than the birds. Mamoona abdul ghaffar was a child with the same dreams, but those dreams were pulverized by the acid attack. At the…continue reading →
Depilex Smileagain burn victim Sajida Abbas gets her eye surgery

Depilex Smileagain burn victim Sajida Abbas gets her eye surgery

Eyes are one blessing of God, one can’t thank him enough. Our eyes illuminate our world, add color to our lives. Eyes are like a window to the soul, without our eyes our life would lack the dreams, that we so rely upon. In acid attacks or burn accidents, most of the time the victims don’t just lose their eyes, they lose the very dreams. The dream to live a peaceful life, the dream to live happily with their families and to cherish every moment of their life. Depilex Smileagain since its very inception,…continue reading →