Yana Stepaniuk

Yana Stepaniuk is a freelance journalist, currently studying philosophy at the Free University of Berlin. She holds a degree from Kyiv National University (Institute of Journalism). Yana has collaborated with publications such as Der Spiegel, Kyiv Post, Political Critique, Gender in Detail and others. She covers social and political topics, specifically focusing on social justice issues.


All in the Same Boat?

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020, it seemed that we were all equally vulnerable to the coronavirus, which did not discriminate by gender, ethnicity, social status or income. Politicians said that we were all in the same boat. It soon became apparent, however, that this was not entirely true.