Ms Nele Vaerewijck
Nele Vaerewijck is graduated as a midwife and as a master of science in health promotion. She is interested in themes regarding reproductive medicine and health equity. Looking for the best practices and giving a voice to vulnerable groups is what she is passionate about.
As a scientific assistant within the ‘Gender & Violence’ team of ICRH Nele is working on a research project regarding the evaluation of the existing health services for offenders and potential offenders of sexual violence. In addition she participates in the organization of (online) courses about sexual violence.
Projects of Nele
Evaluation of the existing assistance landscape for perpetrators and potential perpetrators of sexual violence
Sexual violence is an important social problem that affects public health and well-being. Recent research in the Belgian population showed that all genders and all age groups are vulnerable to sexual violence.