The EU’s role in fighting the inequality virus

Rasheda in Chittagong, Bangladesh, has to share a water tap with 25 people and cannot afford basic healthcare. Credit: GMB Akash/Oxfam

By Chiara Putaturo

The coronavirus pandemic is a crisis for everyone. All around us people are affected — our loved ones, our neighbours, our colleagues, our communities. The impact on our societies will have profound and lasting consequences. But the existing inequalities which plunge people into poverty and precarious work mean that those already vulnerable are also the ones most…