Mother of nine Samia Seferovic (left), with children who have just returned from school, and others who have stayed at their home in a Roma camp in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina on October 23, 2008. Many Roma children don't attend school because they have to work, are bullied in school, or due to their parents being sceptical of public education..The Roma population in Bosnia-Herzegovina was heavily affected by the wars in the former Yugoslavia in the early 1990's. It is now estimated at 100,000, but there are no accurate figures, as many are not registered anywhere, either as a result of their own scepticism towards authorities, or due to difficulties in dealing with bureaucratic rules and procedures. Many Roma have no passports, no birth certificates and most importantly, no health insurance. Some aspects of their traditions, culture and lifestyle clash with accepted norms here, as happens elsewhere in Europe. As a result most Roma in the Balkans live in poverty.