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EU response to the coronavirus crisis: European roadmap towards lifting containment measures, with recovery in sight

Today, the Commission, in coordination with the President of the European Council, has put forward a European roadmap to phase-out the containment measures due to the coronavirus outbreak. The necessary extraordinary measures taken by Member States and the EU are working. They have slowed down the spread of the virus and saved thousands of lives. […]

COVID-19 requires gender-equal responses to save economies

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is not gender neutral, as it affects men and women differently. Therefore, we must not be gender blind in our responses to the pandemic, or else women will carry a disproportionately higher economic cost than men. Globally, women are more vulnerable to economic shocks wrought by crises such as […]