Red Ribbon is a globally recognized symbol for HIV/AIDS awareness. Establishment of Red Ribbon Clubs was an important initiative undertaken by the Government of India to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS and associated myths among the youth and empower them.

Objective

  • Educate youth with correct, concise and adequate information and heighten their level of awareness about HIV AIDS, Blood Donation, women empowerment and other related issues.
  • Enable youth to identify and understand situations of exploitation and abuse.
  • Sensitize the youth regarding care and support needs of people affected with HIV AIDS and instill in them the spirit to reduce the stigma and discrimination against them.
  • To train youth as a cadre of peer educators for spreading awareness about HIV-AIDS and its prevention in the community.
  • To motivate youth and to develop their skills on leadership, negotiations and team building.

The significance of Red Ribbon in HIV / AIDS is:

  • Red like Love, as a symbol of passion and tolerance for those affected.
  • Red like Blood, representing the pain caused by many people who have of AIDS.
  • Red like the anger about the helplessness about which we are facing for a disease for which there is still no cure.
  • Red is a sign of warning not to carelessly ignore one of the biggest problems of our time.

Important Activities per year

  • International Youth Day (12th Aug to 31st Aug)
  • World AIDS DAY (1st December)
  • National Youth Day (12th January)
  • World Women Day (8th March)
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Mrs. Beby Kumari

Assistant Professor

Government College Chowari

Tenure:

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Dr. Manoj Kumar

Assistant Professor

Govt. College Chowari

Tenrure: 2017 to till date