Wednesday, August 17

Margarita Gracheva: “My husband cut my hands off with an ax”

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Margarita Gracheva was a victim of gender violence in Russia.

“He took me to a forest, to an isolated place. And he yelled at me: ‘Put your hands on the tree!'”

“I cried, screamed and begged him not to hurt me.”

“He told me not to look and started cutting off my hands.”

This is the story of 26-year-old Russian Margarita Gracheva, a victim of her husband’s violence.

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