But I don't want to leave until I see the breakthrough.
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'm still at the end of my rope because I find myself not handling things well when I travel.
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.
It is always the village women who drive these things.
Men haven't changed their behaviour, so women somehow have to be strengthened to be able to ward off the men.
It gives one hope, this great strength of Africa.
The pandemic of AIDS is a gender-based disease.
The United Nations has a lot of capacity on the ground.
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.
All I know is that every time I go to Africa, I am shaken to my core.
I'm in a great rage now, as I understand how many lives we have lost.
I learned later, just as a footnote, that the World Assembly of Youth was a CIA front.
I was working for the Socialist International, after I left university in 1959, as a researcher.
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