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Magdalena Sepúlveda

Magdalena Sepúlveda

Magdalena Sepúlveda is Executive Director of the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and a member of the Independent Commission on International Corporate Tax Reform (ICRICT). From 2008-2014 she was the UN Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights.

Articles by this author

 

The Post-Pandemic Recovery Will Be Green and Feminist or It Won't Be

After two years of a pandemic that has not yet come to an end, it is not a question of returning to the "normality" that has produced so much inequality and poverty. It is now urgent to build more sustainable, more inclusive, and greener economies for all.

Magdalena Sepúlveda ·


Tax Justice Is Not a Technical Battle, It Is a Crucial Tool to Advance Human Rights

It is painful that the rulers of the rich countries have once again failed to address the magnitude of the crises we are going through.

Magdalena Sepúlveda ·


Do You Want a More Caring—and Feminist Society? Tax Better!

Women are the first to pay the price for decades of budget cuts and privatization of essential services.

Magdalena Sepúlveda ·


Women and Girls Should Not Pay the Bill of the Pandemic

Several developing countries, terrified about increasing their spending, are opting for continuing with devastating fiscal austerity measures. This is a mistake we cannot afford. Tax avoidance champions must pay their fair share.

Magdalena Sepúlveda ·


Beirut and Santiago in the Streets: Why Multinationals Should Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes

If multinationals—and the super-rich—do not pay their fair share of taxes, governments cannot invest in access to education, health care, and decent pensions, or take measures to mitigate and adapt to the climate crisis.

Magdalena Sepúlveda ·


Economic Inequality and Taxation are Feminist Issues

When corporations do not pay their fair share of taxes, there is less money to invest in public services, sustainable infrastructure and social protection, which are the key drivers for gender equality

Magdalena Sepúlveda ·

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