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Camilo Antillon

Senior Advisor

Camilo has a master’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in cultural studies, and twenty years of experience in social research, social projects and education, in the fields of gender and sexuality, SRHR, violence, and urban cultural studies.

He has worked with grass-root, national and international organizations and academic institutions in Central America, East Africa, West Africa and Europe. Camilo has highly developed skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods, planning, monitoring, evaluation and management of social projects, and formal and non-formal education.

He has authored and edited several published works, including the Anthology of contemporary Nicaraguan critical thinking (CLACSO, 2016), a chapter in the collective volume Bodies in resistance: gender and sexual politics in the age of neoliberalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) and several articles and research reports. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

As a Senior Gender Advisor at KIT, Camilo collaborates with studies, evaluations, trainings and advocacy efforts on gender justice and SRHR. He has a particular interest in the use of mixed methods approaches, including quantitative data analysis, ethnographic research and cultural analysis, to generate actionable insights on issues such as unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions, sexual and gender diversity, and sexual and gender-based violence. At KIT he also teaches courses on gender and SRHR, where he uses constructivist, participatory and popular education approaches for the collective generation of learnings that are based on the interests, knowledges and experiences of participants, and have direct applications to understanding and addressing the challenges they encounter.


  • Fenomenal Funds Learning Partner

    • Institute
    • Project

    Fenomenal Funds (2019-2025) is a five-year feminist funder collaborative that aims to decolonize philanthropic spaces and shift power through pooled, flexible core funding for women’s funds globally. Fenomenal Funds have been working with close to 50 women’s funds from the Prospera International Network of Women’s Funds (INWF), using a shared governance model and participatory grant-making.   […]

  • YW4A: Young Women for Awareness, Agency, Advocacy, and Accountability

    • Institute
    • Project

    Achieving gender equality and realising womens’ and girl’s empowerment and rights are critical elements of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, progress varies as young women still find their voices silenced in patriarchal families, communities and political spaces, and are subject to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).  This calls for deeper understanding and intensified efforts to contribute […]

  • Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers

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    • Project

    KIT Royal Tropical Institute and the UN Women Training Centre established the certificate Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers (PDPGT) in a response to the growing need for gender capacity strengthening and the absence of formal professional development of gender trainers. The programme is the first of its kind The PDPGT aims to reposition training […]