Lisa is a psychologist by training who specialised in international cooperation and development studies. Her main areas of expertise include gender, women’s rights, education and SRHR both in program and research related functions.
She lived for several years in Latin America where she worked closely with feminist movements, particularly on the right to safe abortion. In The Netherlands she has been more involved in research and policy making from a health systems perspective. She joined KIT Royal Tropical Institute as part of the SRHR team in 2017 and her work includes mixed methods research, capacity building and advisory work mainly in (francophone) Africa and Latin America.
Ethiopia – Amhara Region The situation of child marriage in Qewet and Bahir Dar Zurida: a focus on gender roles, parenting and young people’s future perspectives
Midline study in Nametil, Mogovolas District – Mozambique
Gaining insight into the magnitude of and factors influencing child marriage, female genital mutilation/ cutting and teenage pregnancy in Ethiopia
Situation of teenage pregnancy and child marriage among in-school and out-of-school youth in Nampula and Rapale, Mozambique