The American Fight for Reproductive Rights, from a Bosnian Perspective
The preservation of reproductive rights is one of the greatest challenges to personal rights in 2022. Activists in both the developed and developing worlds share this common fear as governments large and small slowly roll back on previously established legal rights.  A new report by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) indicates that at least …
Open Data Kosovo: New Professions Highlight Women’s Potential
“Marriage is traditionally the destiny offered to women by society,” wrote Simone de Beauvoir in her 1949 treatise The Other Sex. Seventy-two years later and many women continue to face social pressure forcing them to decide: family or career?
Nisam Tražila: Four Girls Who Fought Against Gender-Based Violence
The “Nisam tražila” initiative ([‘I didn’t ask for it’]) began with four art students’ reactions to rape cases in Serbia: Mateja Mavrak, Asja Krsmanović, Ana Tikvić, and Nadina Mičić.
SaponiFly: Natural Soaps with Irresistible Scents
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has discouraged many entrepreneurs, it has not discouraged 37-year-old Dijana Markuš, the owner of the SaponiFly brand.
Stigmatization of Victims Does Not Recognize Gender
Gender-based violence has become a common phenomenon in our society and a problem usually not approached in time. Unfortunately, many victims are afraid to express their thoughts and emotions openly and publicly. Victims’ stories often do not see the light of day; they remain a mere number in the statistics on gender-based violence or a …
Women in Small Businesses: A Nightgown Brand Silhouetting Women’s Strength
“Pure love” – this is how Ajla Aljić from Ilijaš describes her brand nightgown brand “DoolZee,” which she created for all women who have an eye for a quality piece of clothing. After high school, she began studying comparative and world literature in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Sarajevo, but her desire …