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Shannon Mathew

Share-Net International

Shannon (she/they) is a queer intersectional feminist and communications expert. Shannon has been working as an advocacy and communications specialist with non-profit organisations in India and the Netherlands since 2017.   

She focuses on the use of online spaces and digital technologies for public advocacy, with a specific focus on LGBTQIA+ inclusive sexual and reproduction health and rights (SRHR).

They joined KIT Royal Tropical Institute in 2023 as an SRHR advisor, with a focus on Bodily Autonomy and Integrity. Shannon is currently managing strategic external communications and content development as the Communications Officer for Share-Net International and Share-Net Netherlands – the global and Dutch knowledge platforms for SRHR, respectively.

Shannon received her BA (Hons) in History from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, and MA Media, Culture, & Society from Erasmus University Rotterdam – both of which informed her research into the mis- and disinformation ecosystems in the Indian political communication sphere.   


  • Share-Net International: The Knowledge Platform for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

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    The Platform’s focus is on strengthening the role knowledge can play in developing evidence-based policies and practices for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). It also ensures that resources are used strategically, including in relation to the four core areas of Dutch policy on SRHR: Achievements Since its inception, Share-Net International has been implementing […]