Posts tagged "Osmace"
In the Village of Women

In the Village of Women

Osmace, Bosnia And Herzegovina, May 16, 2009. The town of Osmace, near Srebenica, is now called “The Village of Women” because most of the husbands and brothers of the women who live there were killed in the war. Out of necessity, these women took over many of the men’s roles: working the fields, rebuilding homes, tending the animals...
Zuhrijana Buric

Zuhrijana Buric

Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 22, 2009. Zuhrijana Buric, 56 years old, lost her husband, father-in-law and son-in-law in the Srebrenica Massacre of July 1995. She lives in Osmace, known as “The Village of Women” because most of the men from there were killed in the massacre. She nows tends the farm and has taken...