Celebrating Community Leadership and Action On AIDS

THE RED RIBBON AWARD WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT AIDS2016!

The RRA Winners for the 2016 Round will be officially announced and honored on 19 July 2016 at a Special Session of the upcoming International AIDS Conference in Durban, where their accomplishments in serving their communities will be highlighted to the international AIDS community present at AIDS2016. In addition, the RRA Winners will host sessions held at the Community Dialogue Space (CDS) at AIDS2016.

The five award categories for 2016 are:

  • a) Good health and well-being (SDG3)
  • b) Reduced inequalities (SDG10)
  • c) Gender equality (SDG5)
  • d) Just, peaceful & inclusive societies (SDG16)
  • e) Global partnership (SDG17)

If you are going to AIDS2016, be sure to attend the Special Session on Tuesday, 19 July 2016, and also visit our outstanding RRA Winners at the CDS!

Shine a light on the best that the response to AIDS can offer!

The Red Ribbon Award 2016 will be given to community groups for outstanding leadership in responding to AIDS in one or more of the following categories based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

  • a) Good health and well-being (SDG3):
  • - Children, adolescents and adults living with HIV can access testing, know their status and are immediately offered and sustained on affordable quality treatment;
  • - New HIV infections among children eliminated and their mothers' health and well-being sustained.
  • b) Reduced inequalities (SDG10):
  • – Young people, especially young women and adolescent girls, can access combination prevention services and are empowered to protect themselves from HIV;
  • - Tailored HIV combination prevention services are accessible to key populations, including sex workers, men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, transgender people, and prisoners, as well as migrants.
  • c) Gender equality (SDG5):
  • – Women and men practice and promote healthy gender norms and work together to end gender-based, sexual and intimate partner violence to mitigate risk and impact of HIV.
  • d) Just, peaceful & inclusive societies (SDG16):
  • - Punitive laws, policies, practices, stigma and discrimination that block effective responses to HIV are removed.
  • e) Global partnership (SDG17):
  • - People-centered HIV and health services are integrated in the context of stronger systems for health.

 

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