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Born: 1937-11-11
Profession: Politician
Nation: Canadian
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Unless there is recognition that women are most vulnerable... and you do something about social and cultural equality for women, you're never going to defeat this pandemic.

Tags: Equality, Social, Women

Young women, adolescent girls, are more subject to infection, sometimes at a rate of six times that of boys. That tells you a lot about the vulnerability of women.

Tags: Sometimes, Women, Young

All I know is that every time I go to Africa, I am shaken to my core.

Tags: Africa, Core, Time

But I don't want to leave until I see the breakthrough.

Tags: Leave, Until

I learned later, just as a footnote, that the World Assembly of Youth was a CIA front.

Tags: Front, Learned, Youth

I was working for the Socialist International, after I left university in 1959, as a researcher.

Tags: After, Left, Working

I'm in a great rage now, as I understand how many lives we have lost.

Tags: Great, Lost, Understand

I'm still at the end of my rope because I find myself not handling things well when I travel.

Tags: End, Rope, Travel

It gives one hope, this great strength of Africa.

Tags: Great, Hope, Strength

It is always the village women who drive these things.

Tags: Drive, Village, Women

Men haven't changed their behaviour, so women somehow have to be strengthened to be able to ward off the men.

Tags: Able, Men, Women

The pandemic of AIDS is a gender-based disease.

Tags: Aids, Disease, Pandemic

The United Nations has a lot of capacity on the ground.

Tags: Ground, Nations, United

I think when you've travelled around a lot in Africa, you understand something that many people here don't recognize: the extraordinary power that is Africa at village level - at community level.

Tags: Here, Power, Understand

One is that if women's sexuality in Africa wasn't under assault, if women were able to say no, if women weren't subject to predatory attacks by men, or predatory behaviour generally, then you would have a disease in Africa called AIDS. But you wouldn't have a pandemic.

Tags: Able, Men, Women
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