The Red Ribbon Award
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Red Ribbon Award : The red ribbon is a global symbol in the movement to address AIDS.
The Red Ribbon Award, presented every two years at the International AIDS Conference, is designed to honor and celebrate community based organizations for their outstanding initiatives that show leadership in reducing the spread and impact of AIDS.
The award is a joint effort of the UNAIDS family and as such, this year it will place particular emphasis on the organization's newly approved global priority areas of action.
The Red Ribbon Award winners will have an opportunity to showcase their work at the Conference and host their Community Dialogue Space in the heart of the Global Village.
All 25 community organizations will receive $5,000 each.
Five of these communities will receive special recognition and an additional $15,000.
This year the Red Ribbon Award will be given to community groups for outstanding leadership in responding to AIDS in one or more of the following categories:
Ensure that that people living with HIV receive treatment
Support HIV prevention, treatment and care programmes for people who use drugs.
Remove punitive policies and laws, stigma and discrimination that block effective AIDS responses and marginalize key populations (men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers and prisoners)
Stop violence against women and girls and promote gender equality
Enhance social support for those affected by HIV, including orphans and vulnerable children.
Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.
Deadline: Offered every two years.
For more award information and application, see: The Red Ribbon Award Website
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