Kim Hartog

Kim Hartog

  • PhD Fellow

Kim Hartog (she/her) is an applied researcher at the INGO War Child Holland and a PhD candidate at the Health, Care and the Body Programme Group within the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science and Research at the University of Amsterdam, under the supervision of Professor Mark Jordans. At the end of 2022, she joined as PhD fellow at the Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development. She holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Geography in Developing Countries from the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests focus on stigma, exclusion, equity, psychosocial well-being and access to care. Her PhD dissertation concerns the development and feasibility testing of a stigma reduction intervention to reduce stigmatisation impacting children and adolescents in conflict-affected settings, followed by an evaluation to measure the intervention’s effectiveness. The intervention is developed with the intention to scale in collaboration with other organisations. Kim was born and raised in the Netherlands and has worked in multiple organisations in the humanitarian and development sector, all focused on children’s rights and gender equity, since 2000. She has lived and worked in Kenya, Ethiopia and Cameroon.


Stigma reduction interventions for children and adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: Systematic review of intervention strategies – ScienceDirect

Understanding Stigmatisation: Results of a Qualitative Formative Study with Adolescents and Adults in DR Congo | SpringerLink

Assessing stigma in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review of scales used with children and adolescents – ScienceDirect