BILA Zuid-Afrika: Improving adolescent sexual and reproductive health: the influence of early adolescent gender socialization on later sexual and reproductive health. A SA-Flemish study Ghent University
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) is a major public health concern. A central predictor of ASRH is gender socialization; the process of learning and internalizing beliefs, attitudes and behaviors. This shapes adolescents’understanding of themselves and their relationships. Early adolescence (10 -14 years)(EA) is the time young people assume socially defined gender roles, resulting in pathways leading to particular SRH outcomes. ...
Harmful cultural practices: a critical analysis of cross-cultural discourses and moral understandings of gender, sexuality and embodiment. Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Sacred Gender Exclusion: A Study of Cultural Heritage and Religious Tradition in Modern Japan Ghent University
This project concerns the practice of excluding women or men from religious sites and religious
practices in Japan, and the complex interconnections among religion, traditions, and cultural
heritage in the modern period (1868 to the present). Three Japanese sites recognized as UNESCO
World Cultural Heritage (WCH) have historically banned-or currently ban-women's access as a
condition of "religious tradition." A fourth ...
Gender norms present barriers and fences in combining work and family: A process model of threat and self-regulation in non stigmatized identities. KU Leuven
Gender inequalities in the work and family domain persist. So far, most research investigated why women are underrepresented in the work domain and men in the family domain. In the current project, we shift focus to the parallel question: why are women overrepresented in the family domain and men in the work domain? We outline how women’s choices for family and men’s choices for work may not only be a result of their urge to pursue personal ...
The interaction of gender and social class in Flemish online teenage talk. University of Antwerp
Gender, politics and ideology in medieval historiographical sources.Politicising the discourse of femininities and masculinities in theFlandria Generosa chronicles (1164-1531). Ghent University
This project deals with the gendered representation of the Flemish male and female rulers in the Flandria Generosa chronicles (1164-1531). The main research question is how these gendered narratives were constructed, rewritten and adapted over time to their intended audiences. The aim of this research is to analyse the changing use of this gendered language as a political instrument, but moreover, to relate this to altering medieval notions ...
Harmful Cultural Practices: A critical analysis of cross-culturaldiscourses and moral understandings of gender, sexuality andembodiment Ghent University
The aim of this project is (1) to critically question the analytical viability and the strategic potential of the notion of harmful cultural practices; (2) to gain a better insight into the way in which women in a migration context experience and negotiate moral and cultural understandings concerning gender, sexuality and embodiment, and (3) to develop an alternative framework that incorporates different cultural perspectives and ...
Gender inequality and cultural consumption: a macro-sociological, longitudinal and cross-national comparative perspective Ghent University
This project aims to extend our understanding of inequality in cultural participation by focusing on gender differences in highbrow and omnivorous cultural consumption using a macro-sociological, longitudinal and cross-national comparative perspective. The association between the (changing) structural position of women in society and the (changing) gender gap in cultural participation is studied.