“Speaking out” Exhibition
In June, the War Childhood Museum presented the temporary exhibition “Progovara(j)mo” (“Speaking Out”) in Sarajevo, and the public had the opportunity to visit the exhibition in Mostar (September 20) and Belgrade (October 2).
The exhibition is entirely dedicated to, and co-produced with, survivors of wartime sexual violence and children born of war, and aimed to point out the multiple problems that these people face. Visitors to the exhibition had the opportunity to see the works of survivors created using the body mapping method, personal items of children born of war, as well as clips from video testimonies of survivors and children.
The exhibition in Mostar was presented in the Cultural Center from September 20 to 27, and in Belgrade from October 2 to 8 at Enžio HAB, during the thematic week dedicated to the problem of sexual violence in war, which was implemented as part of the project “Strengthening the voices of women affected by war-time sexual and gender-based violence in the Western Balkans “.
The Youth Initiative for Human Rights Serbia, Vive Žene – Tuzla, Medica – Zenica, Medica – Gjakova, Kosovo Center for Rehabilitation of Torture Victims, Autonomous Women’s Center and Women in Black – Serbia participated in the implementation of this project, with the support of Medica Mondiale, Engagement Global and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Republic of Germany (BMZ).
The exhibition was produced in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Forgotten Children of War Association, the Wings of Hope Foundation, the Psiholab Association, and with the support of the British Embassy in Sarajevo.