One day at a time

For Bindabasini Kansakar, just heading out of her house can often turn into an ordeal. Nearly three years after she was attacked with acid at her parents’ Hetauda store, the 22 year old is still struggling to return to a ‘normal’ life. Layers of ointments, medicine and scarves—now essentials of her wardrobe—do not hide the scars that run more than just skin deep. “How can it be all normal?” she says, “the bandages and masks still turn heads wherever I go. Even after all these years.” One day at a time
Pratichya Dulal & Garima Chaulagain
Published at : January 16, 2016
Updated at : January 22, 2016 00:00