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Conference by Adélaïde Blavier: "Challenges, problems and developments related to maternal health in the context of insecurity in Kivu"

Conference

29/11/22

Adults

Free

1:30h

via Zoom

Following the exhibition Sakife. Women’s health in Kivu by Christophe Smets with Olivier Lebussy hosted this summer at the BELvue, Adélaïde Blavier returns to talk to us about Issues, problems and developments related to maternal health in the context of insecurity in Kivu” and more specifically about the psychological state of women and children victims and the family situations of victims and their relatives. This conference will take place online via Zoom from 6.30 pm to 8 pm. A Q&A session will close the evening.

Schedule

  • 6:30 pm: Introduction (FR/NL)
  • 6:45 pm: Talk Adélaïde Blavier (FR)
  • 7.30 pm: Q&A (FR/NL)
Adélaiïde Blavier

Adélaïde Blavier (FR) is doctor in psychology and professor at the University of Liège where she directs the Centre of Expertise in Psycho-trauma and Legal Psychology. She holds courses in psycho-trauma, diagnostic tools and ethics and deontology. She is also the director of two certificates (post-master training) on psycho-legal expertise and psycho-traumatology respectively. Her research work focuses on psychological trauma and in particular on the issue of sexual assault and its consequences for psychological trauma.

RDC Centre de Santé Muganzo MEMISA Sud Kivu 8298

The exhibition Sakife. Women’s health in Kivu was attended by no less than 2617 people this summer. It is a photo exhibition project set in the provinces of North and South Kivu in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The exhibition aims to highlight the roles of women in the health system, particularly in relation to the work of Dr. Mukwege, winner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize and the 2011 King Baudouin Foundation Award for Development in Africa. The exhibition was produced by photographer Christophe Smets of La Boîte à Images in collaboration with journalist Olivier Le Bussy of La Libre Belgique.