Victims of War are Becoming Invisible in Times of Peace
“I didn’t feel any support or empathy or hear someone say, ‘I’m sorry’. No! I heard many people say, ‘She got what she asked for.’ That hurts.”
Knitting a Better Future
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, women, especially in rural areas, have few employment opportunities. But with a few hours of training, a traditional skill can be transformed into a profession. Marion Pineau and Akvile Zakarauskaite report.
My Body, a War Zone: Breaking the Silence Surrounding Sexual Violence in Conflict
A new photographic exhibition in Sarajevo documents the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. It aims to help survivors transform from victims to participants in the struggle for justice.
Interrupted Youth and shattered hope in Vlasenica
The next collective funeral in Vlasenica will be held on 18 April this year for five murdered civilians. The youngest identified victim is Edis Hajdarević, who was seven at the time of his murder. Vlasenica is a small town located in Eastern Bosnia. According to the 1991 census, 55% of the population was Muslim and …
Hasija’s Story
A photo exhibition documents Hasija’s journey back to the place that changed her life forever and the life that is now her reality
Rape: Not Only a Crime against One Woman, but also a Crime against the Nation?
Only through understanding the gender perspectives of the Bosnian war can we approach the conflict honestly and begin to answer more profound questions that are crucial for the reconciliation process.