Leen De Nutte

Leen obtained her master's degree in Educational Sciences (option Special Education) at Ghent University in 2013. She wrote her qualitative dissertation on supportive relationships and social support among war-affected adolescents who attended the Gulu Mental Health Unit in Northern Uganda. Also, she did her internship at the CCVS centre in Lira, Uganda, which provides psychosocial support to war-affected children and their families. Since 2014, she's working as a PhD student at the Department of Social Welfare Studies, Ghent University. Her research focuses on parenting in a context of prolonged collective violence in Kitgum district, Northern Uganda.