Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnian Children

About Bosnia & Herzegovina

Save the Children worked in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1996, in the aftermath of violent conflict in the former Yugoslavia. Our work has evolved from humanitarian relief to development throughout the past 16 years. Currently, we are implementing programs in child protection, education and emergency response.

Facts About
Bosnia & Herzegovina

More than 3.8 Million
people
live there

5 out of 1000 children die
before their 5th birthday


Our Work

Save the Children focuses on building regional cooperation, advocacy for prioritization children in risk reduction and disaster preparedness, and increasing resilience and readiness of children for disasters.

Our Work in
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Last Year, Save the Children...

protected 88,379
children
from harm

supported 3,099
children
in times of crisis

Unless otherwise noted, facts and statistics have been sourced from Save the Children’s 2017 End of Childhood Report. You can access detailed data here.

Other sources as follows: Population: CIA World Factbook 2015;

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