Liz Nelson

Director, Tax Justice & Human Rights

Short bio

Liz Nelson is a director at TJN and heads our programme of work on tax justice and human rights. Before joining TJN, Liz worked as Development Manager at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship in the University of Oxford’s Said Business School. Previously she managed and developed housing services for vulnerable and ‘at risk’ adults and families for twenty years. Liz studied Human Rights and Development Management from the Open University’s Global Programme in Development Management and Women’s Human Rights at the London School of Economics (LSE).


Imperial inequalities: states, empires, taxation & reparations: online conference

By Liz Nelson ■ 26 November 2020 ■ < 1

Raising the voices of communities from Asia

By Liz Nelson ■ 2 October 2020 ■ 3 min READ

In Apple’s victory lies a defeat for women’s rights

By Liz Nelson ■ 17 July 2020 ■ 2 min READ

Moving beyond poverty begins with tax justice

By Liz Nelson ■ 6 July 2020 ■ 3 min READ

Generation Equality – Calling young feminists for tax justice

By Liz Nelson ■ 6 July 2020 ■ 2 min READ

COVID-19: Progressive Tax Measures to Realize Rights

By Liz Nelson ■ 11 June 2020 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments

Women & Tax: can you help with this survey?

By Liz Nelson ■ 20 May 2020 ■ 2 min READ
Emergency sign outside a hospital

VIRTUAL EVENT: Health versus Wealth? Tax and transparency in the age of Covid-19

By Liz Nelson ■ 13 May 2020 ■ < 1
Close up of an Indian Rupee banknote

COVID-19: India’s self-employed women, rights and a sustainable response

By Liz Nelson ■ 11 May 2020 ■ 5 min READ

A Feminist Response to COVID-19

By Liz Nelson ■ 6 May 2020 ■ 2 min READ
Chain locked fence

When the factory gates are bolted shut, women need country by country reporting

By Liz Nelson ■ 2 April 2020 ■ 2 min READ

Make Taxes Work For Women

By Liz Nelson ■ 8 March 2020 ■ < 1

Gender Equality: Can Taxation Make It A Reality?

By Liz Nelson ■ 4 March 2020 ■ 2 min READ

Reviving commitments to women’s equality for UNCSW 64/Beijing+25

By Liz Nelson ■ 17 January 2020 ■ 3 min READ

“The longer we wait, the greater the loss of life and damage to the world economy”

By Liz Nelson ■ 16 October 2019 ■ 2 min READ
Trans flag

Joint statement of trans solidarity in feminist tax justice advocacy

By Liz Nelson ■ 27 March 2019 ■ 2 min READ
Black and white photo of a blurred people crossing a road

Do women go unseen in tax justice?

By Liz Nelson ■ 8 March 2019 ■ 3 min READ
UN Independent Expert Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky

UN expert: Don’t shy away from human rights impacts of fiscal reforms

By Liz Nelson ■ 21 January 2019 ■ 2 min READ
woman engineer working on engine in factory wearing a heard helmet

Taxing for ‘true equality’: EU adopts tax and gender proposals

By Liz Nelson ■ 16 January 2019 ■ 2 min READ
The House of Commons completely empty

Too little interest, too little political will to address inequalities and human rights?

By Liz Nelson ■ 11 January 2019 ■ 3 min READ