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Kanela Zuko
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Bosnia Elects First Veiled MP
SARAJEVO – Sending a message of hope to Bosnian Muslim women, a veiled woman was elected to the House of Representatives in October's elections, becoming the first woman to enter the parliament with the Islamic headscarf. "I think my being elected...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Building Bridges - a Film about Bosnia’s Mostar Women’s Citizen Initiative
Currently showing at film festivals around the world, Building Bridges is an inspiring documentary chronicling the story of the Mostar Women’s Citizen Initiative, an exceptional group of community leaders, political activists, and ordinary...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Women's rights still an uphill battle in Republika Srpska
Although guarantees exist on paper, non-compliance with the standards and principles of gender equality remain an obstacle for women in Republika Srpska, advocates say.  In RS (Republika Srpska), experts say, the most common forms of...
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Bosnia and Herzegovina: conference on women in conflict prevention, crisis management, peace building
 Engaging women in conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation will be the topic of an OSCE conference. The conference will provide a forum for government representatives, policymakers, civil society actors, as well...