Smoking and Women’s Health: The Disproportionate Effects Among the Sexes
In her book From Outrage to Courage, scholar Anne Firth Murray remarks: “Being born female is dangerous for your health. This reality may not be true for many readers, but for most women living in poor countries around the globe, it is devastating.”
The Pursuit for Equality: Women and Business in BiH
It isn’t easy being a woman in today’s world, but the increasing differences in the treatment of women and men have a significant impact on the statistics on women’s employment in BiH.
Mitigating the Adverse Impacts of Smoking; Are Excise Taxes on Tobacco the Solution?
Tobacco’s death toll continues to rise in BiH, while the tobacco industry remains insulated and the tobacco epidemic rages on with more than 2,000 children and 1,053,000 adults using tobacco on a daily basis.
Super Women of Zvornik: Turning Caterpillars into Beautiful Butterflies
“Super Women” is a Zvornik-based, socially-responsible business that provides professional cleaning services while also working to employ women over the age of 40, who have lower levels of education and little to no formal work experience.
The Age of “Yellow Gold”: Life as a Herzegovinian Tobacconist in the 1950s
For decades, tobacco has been a way of life for many Herzegovinians, but there once was a time when the free trade of tobacco was forbidden. Those who dealt in tobacco during that time will always remember it as the age of "Yellow Gold”.
Media Landscape in Republika Srpska: Polarization and Financial Dependence
Some key questions to ask when analyzing the role of the objective local media in BiH is: How marginalized are those outlets that are reporting to the public and do they serve any other purpose than that of marketing and political promotion?