The coronavirus epidemic exposes the care crisis and underlying class and regional inequalities—which the new strategy does not equip us to handle.
Eszter Kováts and Elena Zacharenko
Eszter Kováts is a political scientist, pursuing a PhD at University ELTE in Budapest and a guest researcher at the Humboldt University in Berlin. She was responsible for the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung‘s regional gender programme for east-central Europe during 2012-19. Elena Zacharenko is a political analyst and policy expert with over nine years’ experience of influencing EU policy on rights and justice, mainly through work with international non-profit organisations. Her interests include reproductive health and rights, equality between women and men and the socio-economic implications for health, employment, social-protection and care policies.