The unequal pandemic: Women paying a higher cost for Covid-19

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    The Covid-19 pandemic has been with us in Europe for about a year now. Early on in the health crisis, there was a lot of talk of the coronavirus being a “great leveller”. We seemed to all be facing the same foe: a potentially deadly virus that didn’t care if you were an ordinary citizen or a member of a royal family. But as time has gone on, differences have indeed emerged.

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