Cross-posted from UN Women
At a winery at the end of a town in rural Herzegovina, a 32-year-old woman stands amid barrels of wine, staring across the vineyards.
Her name is Sanja Juričić-Franić. Together with two more women, her sister and her mother, she leads the “Gangaš” winery in Čitluk, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sanja holds a Masters’ Degree in agronomy and is currently pursuing post-graduate studies in economy. A wife, mother and successful entrepreneur, she is an enologist who has had to combat prejudice and stereotypes in this male-dominated profession.
“As a woman, gender equality means having the freedom to make my own choices when it comes to life decisions, without being affected by social prejudices.” Read More