Acid attack survivor Reshma Qureshi shows the way at New York Fashion Week

She is an acid attack survivor who has not let the incident dampen her spirits or zest for life

Neha Seth
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Reshma Quereshi, acid attack survivor


Reshma Qureshi is an Acid Attack Survivor. In 2014 she was assaulted by her brother-in law and his friends who threw acid on her face, which normally would have broken someone's spirit. but Reshma never gave up on her dreams and today she is an inspiration for women who have faced similar situations.

Earlier this month she had confirmed in an interview with SheThePeople.TV that she has been invited to walk the ramp at the New York Fashion Week  where she would be supporting FTL MODA in collaboration with Global Disability Inclusion in September. And sure enough, on the 8th of September, she walked confidently in an Archana Kocher attire, winning everyone's hearts with her smile and bravery. She is closely involved with NGO ‘Make Love Not Scars’ and is also seen hosting a video series ’Beauty Tips By Reshma’, where in the end she made an appeal to stop acid attacks.

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She was really excited before the event and kept people posted about her whereabouts , a day before the show she posted a picture on twitter

Make Love Not Scars also shared a video of her walk for cause


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Reshma in her Interview to Indiatoday had earlier stated that she was a ardent fan of Bollywood and their glamour life. And with this triumphant walk at one of the most glamourous shows in the world, she has taken a tiny step into that very world.

Reshma you inspire us all!

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