Madeleine Albright: Women’s issues are the hardest issues; they are the ones that have to do with life and death.
Johanna Blakley: If you want to understand the audience in the global village, figure out what amuses them.
Stephen Lewis: We have no illusions about the UN’s six-decade failure to protect women. Let us not pretend utopia is imminent.
Eve Ensler: There is a recipe for survival — it has to do with attention and resources that everybody deserves.
(Photos: James Duncan Davidson)