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Rhian Farnworth


Rhian Farnworth (they/them) is queer, non-binary advisor in KIT’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) team, and an interdisciplinary feminist researcher specialising in mixed-methods research who is working at the intersections of SRHR and LGBTQIA+ rights, gender justice, digital rights and ethics, and technology.

With a background in Gender Studies, Rhian approaches work through a cultural- and societal analysis lens with a strong focus on sociological, decolonial, and intersectional perspectives. They possess over a decade of experience in digital project management, LGBTQIA+ and (trans)gender rights, SRHR, gender advocacy, and knowledge management in grassroots, national, and international organisations.

At KIT, Rhian coordinates digital activities for Share-Net International, a global SRHR network hosted by KIT, and coordinates the Share-Net International Community of Practice on Digital Rights for SRHR. Rhian holds an MA in Gender Studies from Utrecht University where their research focused on digital ethics, digital neocoloniality, and the impact of technology on society, specifically on women, LGBTQIA+, non-binary and gender-diverse people. They have conducted research about the dehumanisation of transgender and gender-diverse people, and are active in the digital rights community.