International Mukwege Chair  

The Mukwege Chair aims to develop interdisciplinary research in the field of sexual violence against women and to bring together the knowledge on this issue from different partners and universities in Belgium and around the world.

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The International Chair on “Violence against women and girls in conflicts” (abbreviated to “Mukwege Chair”) is the result of an initiative launched by Professor Emeritus (ULiège) Véronique De Keyser

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Presentation of the chair  

The Mukwege Chair is based on a double strength: four pillars and a double approach.

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Back to the 1st Congress  

The 1st Congress of the International Mukwege Chair was held from 13 to 15 November 2019 at the University of Liege.

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1st Congress of the Mukwege International Chair  

13-14-15 November 2019

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Mukwege Chair

Pr Véronique De Keyser, Professeure émérite à la Faculté de Psychologie de l’Université de Liège, Députée européenne honoraire, Présidente de l’Asbl Les Enfants de Panzi et d’Ailleurs.

Pr Adélaïde Blavier, Centre d’Expertise en Psychotraumatismes et Psychologie légale, Faculté de Psychologie, Logopédie et Sciences de l’Education de l'Université de Liège.