Since 2008 Daan Bauwens combines freelance work for television, radio and print in Belgium and overseas. 

Experienced Freelance Writer with a demonstrated history of working in the writing and editing industry. Skilled in Translation, Journalism, International Relations, English, and Newspapers. Strong media and communication professional with a Visiting Scholarship focused on Cultural Anthropology from Columbia University in the City of New York.

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Daan Bauwens

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  • Art
  • Religion
  • International

In “Bewitched”, Daan Bauwens, Rien Bauwens and Yann Verbeke head to Uganda. A team of young Ugandan psychologists visits fishing villages on the shores of Lake Victoria. They are going to tell that there is such a thing as mental health and that it it can be helpful to talk about it. Because too often people with problems go to a witch.

Europe in Africa: The Price of Partnerships

  • Economy
  • Politics

The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) was hailed as the pact that will eventually liberalise trade between the European Union and the Economic Community of West African States. 

Maputo's Material Girls

  • Equal opportunities

In poverty-stricken Mozambique, young women are obliged to sell their bodies to wealthier or white men. A general wisdom with cliché status. But is such a simple analysis correct? What does international research say and what do the women themselves think about their sexual practices and social status?