Stories by Stephen Lewis

Stephen Lewis is U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. In May 2003 he founded the Stephen Lewis Foundation to help women dying of AIDS in Africa and the orphans they leave behind. subscribe to Stephen Lewis's feed

Posted on: Apr 24, 2008, Source: The Nation

Women in the Congo are suffering such horrific violence that "vaginal destruction" is now a local medical term. Where is the UN?

Posted on: Nov 30, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The gender-inequality struggle is the toughest struggle of all; and nowhere is it more keenly felt than in the battle against AIDS.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2004, Source:

A new report on AIDS reveals a pandemic within the pandemic. Without strategies that specifically focus on women, there will be no global progress in fighting the disease.