Confession: The Look of Contempt
“His gaze was full of contempt, but his words tried to convince me that he could not live without me. He insisted it was the only way."
Conditional Sentencing: The System’s Only Response to Domestic Violence in FBiH
According to data from the Gender Center, the most common form of punishment for the perpetrators of domestic violence in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) is conditional sentencing, even though this type of punishment opens up the possibility for the perpetrator to commit additional violent crimes.
Girls Coding Kosova: Empowering Women Programmers Code by Code
Girls Coding Kosova is proving that the technology sector is not just a man’s domain.
A Woman’s Right to Choose
“I was divorced and had one child, I started a relationship with Mirko, who was also divorced and the relationship was over before it started. My period was late. I called him to tell him the news and first thing the next day, without even a second thought, he decided – abortion."
Investing in Women; Investing in the Future
Women are the largest under-utilized asset in the world. In Turkey, less than 9% of entrepreneurs are women. Turkey’s only women-focused investment platform, the Arya Women Investment Platform, wants to change this. Balkan Diskurs spoke to Ahu Serter, founder of the Arya Women Investment Platform, about the platform’s work, its ongoing projects and its future plans.
Tears Falling on Bread
During the war it was difficult to help friends of another nationality because you were generally characterized as a traitor among your people, but Brankica was sure she had made the right decision.