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Ajna Jusic

Ajna Jusic

President of the Forgotten Children of War Association and Activist, the CURE Foundation

Ajna Jusić, graduated in Psychology from the University of Sarajevo and has attended the Academy for Young Leaders in Civil Society. She is the president of the Association for "Forgotten Children of War". Through her work she fights for the rights of the LGBT community, minorities (especially the Roma population), children with special needs, for women who survived rape during the war and children born of war.

She is young activist fighting for gender equality, against sexism and sexual violence. As part of the Nobel Peace Prize, a conference was held: How to combat sexual violence in conflict?. At this conference, Ajna had the honor to speak together with survivors from Congo, Iraq and Columbia. In December 2018, Ajna received the "Person of the Year" Award in Bosnia and Herzegovina and she devoted that to children born to war and to women who survived rape during the war.

She is currently working on her first publication to increase social awareness of children born due to wartime sexual violence.