Ms Fiorella Farje De la Torre
Fiorella Farje is a sociologist and holds a master's degree in Public Health and an advanced master's degree in Global Health. She worked for several years as a research assistant conducting extensive fieldwork in Latin America on indigenous health, sexual and reproductive health, and interculturality.
In the last two years she has been involved in different studies on access to contraception among vulnerable populations (women with HIV, disabled women, and survivors of gender-based violence) in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, as well as on access to contraception among young people in the European Region.
She currently works as a project assistant at the Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy (ANSER) supporting network activities and projects with international partners.
Publications of Fiorella2021 Standing up for your birth rights : an intersectional comparison of obstetric violence and birth positions between Quichua and Egyptian women
Fiorella Farje De la Torre
Projects of Fiorella
Leaving no one behind (LNOB): Access to contraceptive methods for vulnerable women in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
This study is led by the East European Institute for Reproductive Health. ICRH is contributing to the study by making a comparative analyses of the LNOB and the I-SHARE data. Despite considerable progress, the needs of vulnerable communities have been traditionally underrepresented in national policies and programmes targeting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Project closed HIV & AIDS Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Adolescent and youth health Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Interpersonal violence Mother and child health Reproductive rights Family planning and contraception Gender Migrant health Policy analysis
Academic network for sexual and reproductive health and rights policy (ANSER)
Ghent University established an Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy that aims to become a global resource for SRHR policy research, education and service delivery by establishing an international platform for research on SRHR policy related topics; by developing a portfolio of education and training programmes on SRHR policy; and by fostering interaction between SRHR researchers and policy makers.