Frederic Noy/Panos Pictures

Kampala, Uganda

A makeup artist applies a final make-up touch up to the face of Vivian Nabanoba, a candidate and the eventual female winner, in the Y+ beauty contest. The Y+ beauty contest is national competition with the message that people with HIV can also be beautiful, externally and internally. Participants compete for the titles of 'Miss' and 'Mister Y+'. The 'Y' stands for youth and + for HIV positive. On winning Vivian became a Y+ ambassador for the next year when she will go to schools and clinics to talk about stigma, safe sex and prophylactic drugs.

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