“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Fighting to make Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution acknowledge women
A protected witness testified in The Hague this week about being gang-raped and held prisoner by Bosnian Serb soldier
In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app
The shadows of war still fall over the survivors of the massacre, but solidarity and practical support is giving wome
The project "Implementation of UNSCR 1325: Integration of gender sensitive policies in the security sector of Bo
Time has passed, but justice has not moved forward.
Conversations have taken a livelier turn at dinner tables across Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), according to one young
Bosnia's war crimes court convicted four former Bosnian Serb soldiers on Friday of participating in the execution of
Throughout history, sexual assault has been used as a weapon of war, up to and including events under way in Syria.
On July 11th, Remzija Delic will see her children again.
Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st
Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.
Rights group Amnesty International has slammed the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina for neglecting women survivors of
The signing ceremony in Belgrade this Thursday officially launched a project dubbed “Support for Gender Mainstr
This report, launched 7 December 2011, presents the findings and analysis generated by a needs assessment on gender a
The need to engage women in all phases of conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation was
Violence starts in the mind, so we have to start by changing the minds of men and women all over the world." Nob
After curving through miles of Quebec's countryside, the road to Montebello arrives at an enormous log cabin along th
Ratko Mladic, the Serbian General wanted for war crimes including the killing of over 8,000 men and boys around the t
Bakira arrived late at the Nobel Women's Initiative conference at Montebello, an envoy from a nightmare period of eth
Biserka Vukasinovic has a strong homing instinct, honed from her experience as a refugee twice over, a returnee and a
She does not have a first name, nor a face.
The Acting Head of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ambassador Vadim Kuznetsov, called for better implemen
A two day regional conference on the theme "Protection of human rights and freedoms of members of the armed forc
Not one woman has yet faced trial before a Bosnian court for war crimes, even though many victims of horrific crimes
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina– The Women's Democracy Network (WDN) along with the International Republican I
Tuzla, 4 November 2010 - In cooperation with the Tuzla University, BiH law enforcement agencies and civic society, th
A Forward-Looking Retrospective
In order to create a comprehensive gender-sensitive peace-building process, we should challenge the currently prevale
(Washington, D.C.) Amnesty International is urging the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina to reject a draft law, pr
Late last year, I hosted a conference in Sarajevo that brought together female parliamentarians from across the regio
The report is a study of the psychosocial work being carried out at various women's centres in Bosnia-Herzegovina and
A wave of nationalism and Islamaphobia has hit Bosnia and Herzegovina as ethnic leaders bicker ahead of a general ele
Prime Minister of the Bosnian Serb Republic, Milorad Dodik, said that the country will seek to pass a law that bans f
In the lead up to this year's ten year anniversary in October of UN Security Council Resolution1325 (2000) there has
In October, 2010, the international community will mark the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of 1325, the first Secur
Successive governments of Bosnia and Herzegovina have failed to provide justice for thousands of women and girls who
The development goal of the project is to strengthen democratic governance, and to promote and protect women's human
Rape and other forms of sexual violence against women were widespread during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegov
“Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura
In Bosnia & Herzegovina (BiH) the civil society sector is generally familiar with the UNSCR1325 and its importanc
The report highlights the connection between women's participation, an independent civil society and sustainable peac
In many armed conflicts around the world women are taking initiatives towards peace.
Bosnian civil society groups have taken the lead in addressing needs not met by their state during its postwar recons