Invisible Scars of Violence
Due to the deep-rooted patriarchal structure of society in Bosnia and Herzegovina, domestic violence is often perceived as a corrective measure of the strong over the weak, which must not go beyond the four wall boundaries of the home.
Combatting Stereotypes: Recognizing Male Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence
Despite irrefutable evidence of rampant CRSV perpetrated against men between 1992-1995, many factors still prevent male survivors from receiving effective support, justice, and acknowledgment from society.
An Investment in Bosnia’s Future: Compensating Survivors of Sexual Violence
The sexual violence endured by women and men during the Bosnian War has had a concrete and lasting impact on survivors.
Supporting Witnesses: First Step Towards Ending Impunity
“The truth is that victims want to talk about it. They are desperate to get it off of their chests. But there are only a few that are willing to listen to the voices of the victims”  — Presentation of the International PSVI Protocol in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Post-Conflict Research Center International organizations have time …
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.