Global Early Adolescent Study results available for Belgium
In October the results of the Global Early Adolescent Study from participants in Flanders, Belgium, were presented. This international study, coordinated by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the World Health Organization, investigates how gender norms influence the...
During the schoolyear 2018 -2019, ICRH researchers Prof. Kristien Michielsen and Sara De Meyer implemented a survey among 1008 students in the first grade of 23 schools with a high percentage of students living in vulnerable situations.
Some of the results:
- 0,8% of the boys and 7,6% of the girls had romantic feelings for someone of the same sex
- There is a not so much knowledge on sexuality.
- +/- 40 % of the adolescents has experience with flirting on social media.
PhD defense by Ms Elizabeth Kemigisha
March 12th PhD student from Uganda Ms Elizabeth Kemigisha is defending her PhD at Ghent University Elizabeth Kemigisha is PhD student at Ghent University and paediatrician and lecturer at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (South Western Uganda).
Welcome Blanche and Laura to the ICRH team!
The chat project started one year ago at ICRH Belgium. Through the Chat, they are offering support and attentive listening to the victims or their support figures and also give them all the information they need. At the same time,...
ICRH is conducting a study on how to deal with female genital mutilation within the healthcare sector.
There are an estimated 22,480 women living in Belgium who come from countries where female genital mutilation is performed. Gynaecologists and midwives are faced with specific care issues related to female genital mutilation. Women with genital mutilation addressing our health...