58 Total Quotes

Stephen Lewis Quotes

Stephen Lewis
If the funds are not there you compromise treatment, care and prevention and compromising these means compromising millions of lives on the African continent.
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#Compromise

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I want to be cautious here, because Africa is a hugely complex continent and you can't really generalize about it.
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#Africa

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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.
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The shortfall is in billions of dollars, ... It is a catastrophe for Africa if the proposals that come from the grassroots of countries are not funded.
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#Africa

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and said I could not come to South Africa until I had apologized to many individuals and groups, the president and herself included.
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#Africa

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

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If you think about it, the Mulroney position on South Africa and the opposition to apartheid was a far more principled position than had been true of (former prime minister) Pierre Trudeau,
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#Africa

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All I know is that every time I go to Africa, I am shaken to my core.
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I'm in a great rage now, as I understand how many lives we have lost.
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#Canadian Politician

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The tremendous sophistication and collaborative work that goes on in communities, which are under siege, they're desperately impoverished, and the backbone of all of that are the women of Africa.
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#Sophistication

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You do not need sex at your age. Wait until you are married. You can choose to fight AIDS by saying no and be able to stay alive.
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#Age And Aging

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Truthfully, when I see what we can accomplish with money on the ground, it's the only time in my life I have wished I was Bill Gates.
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#Life #Canadian Politician

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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.
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#People #Canadian Politician

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The situation of people living and dying with AIDS in parts of Africa is so desperate that even the most basic help will bring solace and hope
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#Living

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What seems to be happening is that U.S. business sentiment is faltering and consumer sentiment is tailing off.
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#Business

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The market appeared to be celebrating the onset of economic recovery in Germany, though the evidence for this is tenuous, to say the least.
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#Germany

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[Talent agencies practicing unscrupulous sales tactics are] definitely a problem in the industry, ... So many people out there don't understand they need to check agencies out.
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#People

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every senior U.N. official, engaged directly or indirectly in the struggle against AIDS, to whom I have spoken about South Africa, is completely bewildered by the policies of President Mbeki.
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#Struggle

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There's a steadily diminishing lack of commitment on the part of the world to release money for the Global Fund,
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#Commitment

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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.
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#Trade

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What has happened to women is such a gross and palpable violation of human rights that the funding must be found. We must right the wrong.
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#Human Rights

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I have to say that the United Nations doesn't seem to understand this truth.
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#Nations

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There are certain resemblances between Iceland and the Anglo- Saxon nations, but perhaps an important difference is that the population of Iceland is only 300,000 or thereabouts.
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#Nations

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There are certain resemblances between Iceland and the Anglo-Saxon nations, but perhaps an important difference is that the population of Iceland is only 300 000 or thereabouts.
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#Nations

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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.
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#Canadian Politician #Boys

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