Breaking the silence

It is the 11th of May 2013, in Prishtina, Kosovo. 14 years after the war, seven young female students of arts and acting, ready to break the silence. From the outside, Prishtina looks like a modern city, recovered from its tragic past. For some, the trauma from the war has still not been treated, nor talked about.

During the 1998-1999 conflict, rape was used as a weapon of war, with the purpose of destroying families and the society. In the Kosovo context, rape is closely connected to shame, which makes it also hard to talk about in the aftermath of the war.

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