Bosnia & Herzegovina

Photo Galleries

2012 Staff TripView Slideshow

Several Women for Women International staffers and board members traveled to Bosnia and Herzegovina in spring 2012. Take a look at some of the images staff members took during their travels.

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Alexandra Avakian: Bosnia 2009View Slideshow

Photojournalist Alexandra Avakian has covered many of the most important issues of her time, with subjects ranging from Haiti to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the former Soviet Union, from the Palestinian-Israeli conflict to war and famine in Africa, and much more. Avakian is the author of the book "Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World," published by National Geographic Focal Point. Her photographs have been published in TIME, LIFE, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, and many more throughout the U.S. and Europe. She traveled to Bosnia and Herzegovina in July 2009 with Women for Women International Founder Zainab Salbi, members of the kate spade team and ELLE magazine. For more information, visit www.alexandraavakian.com.

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Greenhouse and Knitting Programs 2009View Slideshow

Women in the Bosnia greenhouse-training program grow tomatoes and peppers to be sold, as well as knit for the kate spade partnership as part of their vocational job skills training. Browse images from Women for Women International programs in Zenica, Konjic and Sarajevo.

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Classroom and Job TrainingView Slideshow

Bosnian women are trained in a variety of areas, including sewing and knit work, to farming and agricultural caretaking. To view photos of thier work in the field, click on an image.

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GraduationView Slideshow

Graduations are celebrated in the community in Bosnia, with many women making food and showing off the work that they have accomplished through out the course. To view images from a recent graduation, simply click on a photo.

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