Positioning as a Process
The historical episodes which are presented here help understand the differences and similarities among and between the Belgrade and Zagreb feminists in their war-related positionings. The changes which occurred in some of these positionings due to new information and/or new developments, as well as the forging and breaking of intra-feminist allegiances. The proposal of some Zagreb feminists for setting-up a Yugoslav feminist umbrella NGO divided the Yugoslav feminists the first conflict which has been recorded as nationalism-related. Women in War were the first international event where the existence of war rapes in the wars in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina was discussed. Already during its preparatory phase the split between the Zagreb feminists started gaining publicity in Croatia and abroad. Although the different war-related positionings and related tensions among the members of Women's Help Now had started manifesting from July 1991. The antinationalist feminists' faction registered a separate entity called Autonomous Women's House Zagreb.