Sofie Peeters

Sofie Peeters is a documentary maker and journalist. 

She caused a stir with her thesis work Femme de la rue. This documentary about street harassment led to the creation of the anti-sexism law in Belgium. Gender-related themes are the common thread running through Sofie's work. At the end of 2017, she received a prize from the Institute for the equality of women and men.

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Name
Sofie Peeters
Expertise
Documentary

Supported projects

No small man

  • Healthcare

BRUSSELS - 70 to 90 per cent of patients with unexplained symptoms are women. Why do female patients receive a (correct) diagnosis less often? What is the impact of this on their lives? How can this be done differently and better in the future? In the podcast Geen kleine man (No little man), AudioCollectief SCHIK and journalist Sofie Peeters take a closer look at this issue.