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Everything that Makes Us Different
Sandra Ljubinkovic
Serbia – MontenegroGALLERYCONVERSATION
Serbian TV showed broken houses and the dead bodies of “Serbian soldiers,” and I heard members of my generation make nationalistic...
The real changing point in my life took place in 1997/1998, when I entered Belgrade’s Women’s Studies departments and got involved with as an antimilitarist activist with women’s groups. Suddenly I became really conscious of everything around me. All wars passed through my body, and I became aware of all the kinds of power that influence our lives.
In my work with young people today, I attempt to build bridges between women and men, boys and girls, separated by social, economical or any kind of inequality. Together we long for a model society of active citizens who are skilled and aware of their own responsibility, power and strength. Who influence the society they live in. Together we are working to exchange experiences; experiences related to handling violence and conflicts, injustice and discrimination in the society.
The common perception was “that the war is far from us” and that all the bad things happened to the “others”. Somehow, if you weren’t personally affected, you didn’t care that much.

The real changing point in my life took place in 1997/1998, when I entered Belgrade’s Women’s Studies departments and got involved with as an antimilitarist activist with women’s groups. Suddenly I became really conscious of everything around me.
In my work with young people today, I attempt to build bridges between women and men, boys and girls, separated by social, economical or any kind of inequality. Together we long for a model society of active citizens who are skilled and aware of their own responsibility, power and strength. Who influence the society they live in. Together we are working to exchange experiences; experiences related to handling violence and conflicts, injustice and discrimination in the society. We hope to encourage future tolerance towards socially marginalized groups and other cultures.
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