I don't think the world yet realizes the carnage that is to come. I don't think the world yet realizes the full, incomparable horror of AIDS, and its inexorable spread around the planet.
More Quotes from Stephen Lewis:Men haven't changed their behaviour, so women somehow have to be strengthened to be able to ward off the men.
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.
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.
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,
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 worth noting that, in its revised forecasts for GDP growth, the OECD saw fit to raise its 1999 forecasts for most (euro-zone) member-countries, as compared with its June projections, but lowered those for Germany and Italy.
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A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer.
I veer away from trying to understand why I act. I just know I need to do it.