NN: Business, Media, Women
Cape Argus (allAfrica.com) (July 24): A children’s rights group in South Africa is urging businesses to take a more active role in caring for the nation’s children, especially those infected and/or affected by HIV/AIDS.
Mmegi/The Reporter (allAfrica.com) (July 24): Journalists at a Botswana conference on media coverage of HIV/AIDS were urged to keep covering the pandemic, and to make their coverage interesting, personal, and easy to understand. They were also warned against “people walking into our media houses with stories that create false hopes” of AIDS cures.
Daily Champion (allAfrica.com) (July 24): Nigerian first lady Hajiya Turai Umaru Yar’Adua spoke at a National Coalition of Women Against HIV/AIDS event, announcing that Nigeria’s women are ready and able to add to AIDS efforts in their country, in cooperation with government-led programs.