A Bosnian woman blazes a trail–becoming nation’s first hijab-wearing mayor

VISOKO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — When Amra Babic walks down the streets of the central Bosnian town of Visoko wearing her Muslim headscarf, men sitting in outdoor cafes instantly rise from their chairs, fix their clothes and put out their cigarettes. The respect is only natural: Babic is their new mayor. The 43 year-old economist has blazed…

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