Hollywood actress Charlize Theron is stunned that despite a lot of efforts being made to spread AIDS awareness among people, HIV-positive men in her native South Africa believe that they will be cured of the disease if they have sex with a young virgin.
She founded the Cape Town Rape Crisis Centre in 1999 with a view to halting her homeland's AIDS epidemic.
However, even after a decade, she still finds people who think that they can find simple cures for the killer disease.
"Many think if they rape a child or virgin they will will be cured of the disease... It's a problem where education and people are being naive, cultures that are very superstitious," she added. (ANI)