The right to fight for your rights
Montenegrin students resist
The group of students of the University of Montenegro, dissatisfied with the position of their colleagues, and the situation in education and society, created the Student Initiative with the desire to contribute to the better future. For several Saturday they protests near the rectorate, after which they join the civic protests 97,000 every time with a different performance.
According to the MONSTAT Institute of Statistics in Montenegro, there are 7,600 atheists, or about 1.5 percent of the population, while religiosity is increasing, many studies say, and religiosity is implied. What is the life of the Montenegrin atheists in the story of our Jelena Kontić.
While filming Perspektiva in Cazin and Velika Kladuša, we met Lajla Žalić, the president of student council of USC. She attends Gymnasium in Velika Kladuša and since early high school days she has been involved in many extracurricular activities. Her activism made her critically aware of educational system in her school and town, and that’s exactly why she wants to change it.
Author: Azem Kurtić
While her peers are thinking about leaving the state, Alisa thinks about breaking prejudices in her surroundings. She says she likes challenges, so she mastered the art of photography and she does photography for living. She also had a motorcycle ride, and she loves and controlles drones.
Author: Azem Kurtić
Students of journalism at the University of Prishtina in their regular activities within the Public Relations course managed to address many of the social problems that plague the citizens of Kosovo. Whether it’s about victims of sexual violence during a recent war or breast cancer, the message of student campaigns is clear: “Silence does not help!”. More in the story of Vjosa Čerkina.
Peer violence cases in Montenegro gained public attention when a girl’s father stated that she had taken her own life. The second is the case of a 12-year-old girl who was abused by a group of older boys for more than a month, harassed, filmed, blackmailed, asking for money and valuable things from her. After that, the children and the parents started to stand up. The State Prosecution has no record of cases of peer violence, while the NGO “Parents” survey showed that every fourth child in the past school year experienced some form of peer violence.
Author: Jelena Kontić
Conflicts on the territory of the former Yugoslavia have had lasting consequences on the population that survived those wars. This has also affected the creation of tensions in the post-war years that made life in this region much harder. However, the generations of young people born after the wars want to go further. That’s the way it is with young Kosovars who are not bothered by their neighbors, regardless of religion, nation, or sexual orientation. More in the story of Vjosa Cerkini.