Small Steps: Youth Interfaith Work in Post-Conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Abstract

This article presents some of the challenges that face the young people and interfaith activists in Bosnia-Herzegovina today. Significant degree of ethno-religious segregation, poorly functioning state institutions, and ongoing economic hardships for many, offer little encouragement and many obstacles to effective youth interfaith dialogue in the country. Activists testify that the knowledge of the religious ‘other’ among young people in Bosnia-Herzegovina today is notably low. On a more positive note, a level of awareness in society over the importance of younger generations' involvement in reconciliation is high and, despite the aforementioned obstacles, several exemplary projects are going on and bearing fruit among increasing circles of the youth of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-13
Number of pages4
JournalPerspectives
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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