President/Program Manager, Novi put
Abida has been recognised as an important anti-trafficking expert, frontline activist and human rights defender in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a nation that has been identified as a source, destination, and transit country for men, women and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labour. She has been included in reviewing and drafting national anti-trafficking policies and documents, as well as proposing relevant prevention measures. Abida is a permanent participant of the State Referral Group for anti-trafficking.
Working as Vice President and President of Novi, Abida has created numerous activities aimed at women's empowerment and prevention of human trafficking. She has been consulted by numerous international organisations working against human trafficking and has been included in various working groups created to tackle the issue.