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GABORONE, BOTSWANA - FEBRUARY 23: Annah Ramotsise tries a pair of shoes with help from Neo Chitombo as they are rehearsing a few days before the Miss HIV Stigma Free Botswana competition held annually in the international convention center on February 24, 2005 in Gaborone, Botswana. Twelve HIV positive women selected from around the country were trained how to walk, make a speech during an intense week of preparations. 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 and acknowledge their status. Botswana has a population of about 1,7 million people and about 38 percent are believed to be infected with the virus..(Photo: Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images).