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?
Herzegovina’s Media: A Problem of Ideology and Self-censorship
“If you gave me the choice to decide whether we should have a government without the press, or the press without a government, I wouldn't hesitate for a single moment to choose the latter.”
Crossing Borders: An Introduction to Bosnian Migration to Germany (Part I)
"Crossing Borders" is a multi-part series aims to explore various facets of Bosnian migration to Germany and to present the personal accounts of migrants and their children in an effort to not only reflect on the shared experiences of Bosnian migrants but to also consider the wider themes and implications of their stories.
Entrepreneur Avdo Halilović Inspires Hope for Bosnia’s Youth
More and more people, especially youth, are leaving Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). According to World Bank estimates, approximately 1.6 million people who were born in BiH now live outside of the country.