Life Is Beautiful When You Are In Love
They met three years ago, and ever since then their life has been colored with new meaning. The love they feel for each other gives them strength, will, and faith. Arijana and Marko from Jajce both have disabilities, but their blindness does not hinder them from setting life goals which they bravely chase. An Assistive …
Educational Exclusion of BiH’s Most Vulnerable (Part III): Harun’s Story
Recently, photos were released showing the terrible conditions within the Pazaric Institute, a care home for children with special needs, after the ruling parties refused to address the problems. This action sparked protests across the country.  In light of the recent events, Balkan Diskurs has been working on a series about the challenges faced by Bosnian children with special needs and their families.
Educational Exclusion of BiH’s Most Vulnerable (Part II): Mahmut’s Story
Mahmut is a nine-year-old boy with autism. His mother, Samija, noticed he was having problems when he was just one and a half years old. Until that time, he had been developing like any typical child.
Educational Exclusion of BiH’s Most Vulnerable: An Introduction
In the aftermath of conflict, societies are faced with the challenge of rebuilding their education systems under the auspices of new political landscapes. Oftentimes, those that suffer most from these broken education systems are children, especially those physical, mental, or emotional disabilities.
Don’t Stand in My Way: Improving Issues of Inaccessibility for BiH’s Disabled
In Bosnian society, persons with disabilities are not recognized as equals and are often treated with pity or fear.
Life Gets Hard in the Winter Time
Toilets, bathrooms, buses, stairs – all of these present obstacles for people with disabilities who are living in BiH.