Research and Writing

Elizabeth is an experienced and versatile researcher, writer, editor, and proof reader. Her key strength is in making complex subjects accessible and engaging.

She has written on a wide range of human rights subjects including human trafficking and intercountry adoption, the sexualisation of women and girls, female perpetrated child abuse, and war propaganda and international human rights law.

Her written work spans academic journals, journalism, OpEds, analytical reports, creative writing, poetry, marketing material, website copy, educational resources, media releases, speech writing, grant and proposal writing, and donor reporting.

4. CP research long extended family graphicElizabeth is very creative in terms of artistic inputs, for example conceptualising cartoons and illustrations (right) and using poetry to bring to life complex written materials and subjects. Elizabeth complements her written work with photography and video.

Clients and interviewees have praised Elizabeth for her ability to put children and adults at ease as they tell her their rich and sometimes painful stories. Elizabeth is highly motivated by field research and meeting the people affected by the issues she works on.

Elizabeth works as a regular writer and editor for Scriptoria sustainable development communications, and for various UNICEF sections.

Read about Elizabeth’s other areas of work in human rights advocacy: Communications SupportProgrammatic Support; Writing (this page); Project Management; Training and Speaking.

Examples of Elizabeth’s published work

See a full list of Elizabeth’s articles by subject and access articles under the thematic areas of the website.

Liberty & Humanity

Please click on the links below to read more about Elizabeth’s skills in human rights advocacy:

Article Library

Access Elizabeth’s library of articles on human rights subjects. Elizabeth has worked and written on issues including:

•Accountability to beneficiaries

•Birth registration


•Business and human rights

•Child abuse

Child marriage

•Child Protection research and system strengthening

•Child rights

•Child well-being

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS)

•Climate change


•Death penalty


•Disaster Risk Reduction

•Early childhood development


•Environmental Education

•Endangered languages

Food sustainability



•Human trafficking for exploitation

•Humanitarian collaboration

Indigenous rights

Intercountry adoption

International human rights law

•Legal reform


Maternal and infant health

•Release and reintegration of children from armed groups

•Sex worker protection

Sexual exploitation

Sexualisation of women and children

Sexuality education



•Tribal justice

Violence against Women and Children

War propaganda

Women’s rights