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Dr. S.A. (Sarah) Adeyinka

Postdoctoral Researcher
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Challenges to Democratic Representation

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15578
    1001 NB Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications


    • Adeyinka, S., Lietaert, I., & Derluyn, I. (2023). It Happened in the Desert, in Libya and in Italy: Physical and Sexual Violence Experienced by Female Nigerian Victims of Trafficking in Italy. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(5), Article 4309.
    • Adeyinka, S., Lietaert, I., & Derluyn, I. (2023). She said this might be God’s way of taking care of us: Family involvement in human trafficking. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 19(3-4), 157-172. [details]
    • Adeyinka, S., Lietaert, I., & Derluyn, I. (2023). The Role of Juju Rituals in Human Trafficking of Nigerians: A Tool of Enslavement, But Also Escape. SAGE Open, 13(4), 1-12. [details]
    • Adeyinka, S., Lietaert, I., & Derluyn, I. (2023). “You Are Merely a Nigerian Prostitute”: Sexual Stigma and Labeling of Nigerian Victims of Trafficking in Italy. Stigma and Health, 8(3), 279-288.
    • Behrendt, M., Vervliet, M., Rota, M., Adeyinka, S., Uzureau, O., Rasmussen, A., Glaesmer, H., Lietaert, I., & Derluyn, I. (2023). A conceptual study on the relationship between daily stressors, stressful life events, and mental health in refugees using network analysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, Article 1134667.
    • Orsini, G., Uzureau, O., Behrendt, M., Rota, M., Adeyinka, S., Derluyn, I., & Lietaert, I. (2023). Children's mobility across the EU governance of unauthorized migration as a game of chutes and ladders: Evidence from Libya, Italy, Greece and Belgium. In I. van Liempt, J. Schapendonk, & A. Campos-Delgado (Eds.), Research Handbook on Irregular Migration (pp. 190-201). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd..


    • Behrendt, M., Pfeiffer, E., Devlieger, I., Adeyinka, S., Rota, M., Uzureau, O., Lietaert, I., & Derluyn, I. (2022). The Impact of Daily Stressors on Unaccompanied Young Refugees’ Mental Health: A Longitudinal Study. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 92(6), 681-691.
    • Orsini, G., Rota, M., Uzureau, O., Behrendt, M., Adeyinka, S., Lietaert, I., & Derluyn, I. (2022). Loops of Violence(s) Within Europe’s Governance of Migration in Libya, Italy, Greece, and Belgium. Politics and Governance, 10(2), 256-266.
    • Pfeiffer, E., Behrendt, M., Adeyinka, S., Devlieger, I., Rota, M., Uzureau, O., Verhaeghe, F., Lietaert, I., & Derluyn, I. (2022). Traumatic events, daily stressors and posttraumatic stress in unaccompanied young refugees during their flight: a longitudinal cross-country study. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 16(1), Article 26.


    • Adeyinka, S., Samyn, S., Zemni, S., & Derluyn, I. (2021). Nigerian and ghanaian women working in the brussels red-light district. Taylor and Francis Inc.


    • Lietaert, I., Behrendt, M., Uzureau, O., Adeyinka, S., Rota, M., Verhaeghe, F., Watters, C., & Derluyn, I. (2020). The development of an analytical framework to compare reception structures for unaccompanied refugee minors in Europe. European Journal of Social Work, 23(3), 384-400.
    • Samyn, S., Adeyinka, S., Zemni, S., & Derluyn, I. (2020). Reflections on the interplay between procedural, relational and socio-political ethics in ethnographic research with West-African women working in prostitution in Brussels. Qualitative Research Journal, 20(3), 305-315.

    Prize / grant

    • Adeyinka, S. (2023). Prize Derine.

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  • Ancillary activities
    • European Union Agency For Asylum
      Member of the EUAA's consultative forum. Was chair ad interim until November 202