Stephen Lewis Quotes

27 Stephen Lewis quotes:

"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."
"And I went off to Ghana for what was intended to be seven days. I spent what was well over a year in Africa, teaching and travelling."
"All I know is that every time I go to Africa, I am shaken to my core."
"The United Nations has a lot of capacity on the ground."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Canadian Politician Quotes Nations Quotes
"If the funds are not there you compromise treatment, care and prevention and compromising these means compromising millions of lives on the African continent."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Compromise Quotes
"I'm still at the end of my rope because I find myself not handling things well when I travel."
"But I don't want to leave until I see the breakthrough."
"It gives one hope, this great strength of Africa."
"There is no question in my mind that the condom crisis in Uganda is being driven and exacerbated by PEPFAR and by the extreme policies that the administration in the U.S. is now pursuing in the emphasis on abstinence,"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"The pandemic of AIDS is a gender-based disease."
"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."
"I learned later, just as a footnote, that the World Assembly of Youth was a CIA front."
"There is no doubt in my mind that the condom crisis in Uganda is being driven by (U.S. programs), ... To impose a dogma-driven policy that is fundamentally flawed is doing damage to Africa."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"A trial of strength may be emerging on the ECB monetary council between the Frankfurt-based board and the representatives of some of the central banks."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Strength Quotes
"There are several hundred billion dollars of positions in the carry trade that will be unwound as soon as they become unprofitable. When the Bank of Japan starts tightening we may see some spectacular effects. The world has never been through this before, so there is a high risk of mistakes."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Trade Quotes
"There's relief the immediate sense of alarm over Japan has passed. Yesterday there was genuine worry Japan's stock market could go into meltdown."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Worry Quotes
"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."
"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."
"There's a steadily diminishing lack of commitment on the part of the world to release money for the Global Fund,"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes
"Sterling's performance will probably prove the decisive factor."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Performance Quotes

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