K.S. RANGASAMY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE (Autonomous)
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RED RIBBON CLUB

Red Ribbon is the international symbol of HIV and AIDS awareness. It is being worn by increasing number of people around the world to demonstrate their care and concern about HIV and AIDS – for those who are living with HIV, for those who are ill, for those who have died and for those who care for and support those directly affected.

Establishment

RRC in k.s.Rangasamy college of arts science(Autonomous) was established in the academic year 2006-2007 as per the orders of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Goal of Red Ribbon Club

To reduce the occurrence of new sexually transmitted infections (incidence), particularly HIV, among youth

Objectives of Red Ribbon Club

Primary Objective:

To prepare youth as peer educators/agents of change both among youth as well as society at large by developing their skills on leadership, advocacy, communication and team building.

Secondary objectives:

To increase awareness among youth on sexual reproductive health and HIV/AIDS.

To impart skills among youth on self-protection, negotiation, and effective group interaction.

Additional Objectives:

To encourage blood donations.
To serve as forums for medical students to participate in the fight against HIV/AIDS.