Hasmik Khachatryan, a mother of two, had suffered violence and abuse at the hands of her husband for nine years; her life changed two years ago, the moment she found the strength to escape from her husband’s house at night in order to save her life and stand up for her rights.
Today, after numerous challenges, litigations and hardships, Hasmik remembers her previous life and opens up. “I clearly understood that it was not life, but all the same, I could not find a way out. Every time I thought of a family and looked at the one I had, I told to myself – even if I am still devoted, patient, but at least not to be so humiliated and undermined, but there was no way out, until that trivial night,” says the woman, who got a prestigious award for her standpoint last week.
I have gone to far and you can not catch me:Armenian feminist are not so many, but they are determined in their struggle
The article is available in Armenian.
This article is available in Armenian.