GABORONE, BOTSWANA - FEBRUARY 26: Alice Manthe (C), Tshokodiso Nthule (L), and Gloria Pilane (R) waits backstage before the Miss HIV Stigma Free Botswana competition held annually in the international convention center on February 26, 2005 in Gaborone, Botswana. The pageant is held to make the people of Botswana more aware of HIV-Aids, and stop the stigma that makes people afraid of being tested. Botswana has a population of about 1,7 million people and about 38 percent are believed to be infected with the virus. Alice, age 31, is living with HIV. She started taking antiretroviral drugs in 2002..(Photo: Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images).