Gender inequality is a widely recognized problem across the world. Its effects can often be deadly, a fact most evident in the greater vulnerability of girls and women to HIV/AIDS. UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, Stephen Lewis, argued that a new UN agency for women is necessary to close the gender divide in global development. Discussants included:
- Geeta Rao Gupta, President, International Center for Research on Women
- Alex Gerbrandy, Development Counselor, Royal Netherlands Embassy
The event was moderated by The event was moderated by Nandini Oomman, CGD senior program associate and project director for the HIV/AIDS Monitor Initiative.
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