Confident, successful and beautiful, Criselda Kananda makes it look so easy. Despite all the blows life has dealt her, she's refused to be a victim. Her courage has brought hope to millions.
HIV-related questions posed by readers in February’s edition of Bona
magazine not only bode well for the normalisation of HIV but also indicate that South Africans are becoming more HIV savvy.
While we often lament the level of knowledge that South Africans display when it comes to HIV, readers’ questions in Criselda Kananda’s HIV Q & A suggest that South Africans might be starting to gain a deeper knowledge of the facts of the virus.
An article in this month’s edition of True Love magazine shows that the media is changing with the times, welcoming and promoting positive images and stories of people living with HIV.
If True Love’s feature article and accompanying photo spread on Criselda Kananda are anything to go by, then gone are the days when HIV-related articles were illustrated with harrowing images of severely wasted people and children talked about AIDS in tragic tones.