Author: Georgia Macleod

On the frontline of gender conflict: One woman’s fight for justice in Kosovo

26th April 2018

Changing gender norms in Kosovo continuing to face backlash. Photo: Georgia Macleod Changing patriarchal traditions in Kosovo is no easy task as women battle economic violence and judicial malpractice. When I ask if it has been hard speaking out and standing up for gender equality in Kosovo, Luljeta Aliu throws her head back and laughs. […]

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Kosovo’s rising contemporary art scene, challenging norms and building a future

15th April 2018

Cityscapes transformed, graffiti turning the mundane into works of art. Photo: Georgia Macleod Freelance artists and small contemporary art organisations in Prishtina are carving out their own space despite lack of recognition and funding from Kosovo’s ministry of culture. The wall runs 300 meters along the road, covered from top to bottom in vibrant colours, […]

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Divided by nostalgia for the past and hunger for the future

13th April 2018

En route to Prishtina, the winding road between Serbia and Kosovo. Photo: Georgia Macleod A new highway between Niš and Prishtina is projected to bring political stability and peace to the region but it will take more than a highway to bridge the divide between Serbians and Kosovars. The journey from Niš to Prishtina is […]

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