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World's women have an advocate; More than half the globe's people need their own UN agency Stephen Lewis More than half the globe's people need their own UN agency Stephen Lewis
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Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Ward, Olivia
Date: Jul 1, 2006
Start Page: A.01
Section: News
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[Stephen Lewis], as special envoy on HIV AIDS, brings plan before Geneva panel next week. Years of work as special HIV AIDS envoy to Africa has convinced Canada's Stephen Lewis, shown in Swaziland, that the United Nations needs to create a powerful, billion-dollar- a-year agency devoted to women. He takes the plan, unsettling for many patriarchal nations, to Geneva for consideration next week by a high-level UN panel. Years of work as special HIV AIDS envoy to Africa has convinced Canada's Stephen Lewis, shown in Swaziland, that the United Nations needs to create a powerful, billion-dollar- a-year agency devoted to women. He takes the plan, unsettling for many patriarchal nations, to Geneva for consideration next week by a high-level UN panel.

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