After Tito's death in 1980 and the subsequent dissolution of Yugoslavia, the region was shaken by a bloody civil war, which began in 1992 and ended in 1996. The conflict, which heavily involved the civilian population, highlighted the pre-existing tensions between the newly formed republics (Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian) which were led by strong nationalist … Continue reading Wartime Rape in Bosnian War
While studying the relationship between productive and reproductive goals for women, scholars identified two types of conflict: work-to-family conflict and family-to-work conflict. The former occurs when "demands from one role at home affects one's ability to meet the demands associated with another role in another domain at the workplace" and is typical of patriarchal societies … Continue reading How Women In Croatia Struggle To Find Balance Between Family and Career
Despite their promises, the Taliban have failed to honour their word on a number of commitments. There are still ongoing violations of basic human rights (such as the right of women to study and work, and freedom of the media). The amnesty offered to political opponents turned out to be mere lip service. The situation … Continue reading “Peacemaking” Hypocrisy: Human Rights Violations are Turning into a Norm Under the Taliban Regime
If The Supreme Leader tramples on the rights of everyone except the Upper Caste Hindu Males - how come the house of cards is still standing? The answer is simple, and that's why it's terrifying.
The possibility of legally terminating a pregnancy is one of the issues for which women, particularly the feminist movement, have fought hard over the years. These struggles have meant that today in Europe almost all countries have legalized abortion. There are only 6 countries where the laws are highly restrictive: Andorra, Malta, San Marino, Liechtenstein, … Continue reading The Evolution of Attitudes Toward Abortion in Post-Communist Croatia