The pandemic has had differential impacts on women. Raised consciousness about them must be applied to advance gender equality in recovery measures.
Maria Jepsen is deputy director of Eurofound, latterly acting as executive director. She was director of the research department at the European Trade Union Institute and assistant professor and research fellow at the Free University of Brussels (ULB). She is currently an associate professor in labour economics at ULB and external lecturer at the Catholic University of Louvain.