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Timeline: Women’s Rights in the EU

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Equal rights in the EU have come a long way, but the Covid-19 pandemic could put them at risk. Watch our video for some of the milestones.

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women, who account for the majority of workers in essential services, including healthcare, personal care and sales.

Read facts and figures about Covid-19's impact on women

Timeline: milestones in the EU's fight for women's rights (video)

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