Ines Keygnaert


Ines Keygnaert

Department of Public Health & Primary Care
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Phone: +32 9 332 35 64

Research themes: Health care | Wellbeing & Health | Policy & Law | People 'on the move'

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Ines Keygnaert obtained her PhD in Medicine on sexual violence and health in refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants. Ines is an assistant professor on sexual and reproductive health as well as the team leader of the “Gender & Violence Team” which heads the research lines on sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), harmful cultural practices and sexual and reproductive health of migrants and other vulnerable groups. Since 2006, Ines has been coordinating different research projects on those topics and developed numerous practical guidance for policies, interventions, tools and training manuals. Furthermore, Ines is an acknowledged expert on sexual violence and migrant health, having provided several consultancies for leading global health organisations, as WHO and UNFPA and several governments. She teaches a.o. in migrant mother & child health, sexual violence and health and human rights and is member of different expert committees.


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