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Volunteers form a red ribbon during a HIV/AIDS awareness campaign in front of historic Taj Mahal on World AIDS Day in the northern Indian city of Agra December 1, 2011.
An activist has his face painted with the form of the red ribbon, the symbol of the worldwide campaign against AIDS, during an HIV/AIDS awareness rally on World AIDS Day in Buenos Aires, December 1, 2011.
Participants in red ponchos walk out of a basketball arena to a field before attempting to assemble the world's largest human AIDS ribbon on World AIDS Day at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Organizers estimated that 1,000 people participated in the event, short of their goal of 4,000.
A woman pastes her a message on the Ribbon of Messages during an AIDS and HIV prevention campaign marking the World AIDS Day in Lima December 1, 2011.
Candles are displayed on the steps of the Finnish parliament building to commemorate World Aids Day in Helsinki December 1, 2011.
Participants in red ponchos walk out of a basketball arena to a field before attempting to assemble the world's largest human AIDS ribbon on World AIDS Day at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Organizers estimated that 1,000 people participated in the event, short of their goal of 4,000.
Wind blows through participants' red ponchos as they walk onto a field before attempting to assemble the world's largest human AIDS ribbon on World AIDS Day in Baltimore, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Organizers estimated that 1,000 people participated in the event, short of their goal of 4,000.
People dressed as condoms pose with a woman during an AIDS and HIV prevention campaign marking World AIDS Day in Lima December 1, 2011.
An Indonesian volunteer lights candles during a ceremony to mark World AIDS Day.
The sails of the Sydney Opera House turn red during a World Aids Day reception in Sydney December 1, 2011.
A woman pins a red ribbon on her shawl after participating in a rally to mark World AIDS Day in Kathmandu December 1, 2011. People participated in rallies and various programs all over Nepal to raise awareness to tackle the prejudice towards HIV-infected people and help stop the spread of the disease.
Students hold banners during a march marking World AIDS Day in Pattaya, 150 km (93 miles) east of Bangkok, December 1, 2011.
A Buddhist monk waits to pray at a World AIDS Day commemoration in Colombo December 1, 2011.
Medical students form a red ribbon, the symbol of the worldwide campaign against AIDS, during an HIV/AIDS awareness rally on World AIDS Day in central Istanbul December 1, 2011.
People light oil lamps and candles to mark World AIDS Day in Kathmandu December 1, 2011.
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 30: Workers hang a huge red ribbon on the North Portico of the White House one day ahead of World AIDS Day November 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. The day was created in 1988 at the World Summit of Ministers of Health on Programmes in London, England, which brought together health ministers and delegates from 148 different countries.
An activist from a non-governmental organisation (NGO) lights candles during an AIDS awareness campaign on the eve of World AIDS Day in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura November 30, 2011.
A drug addict dances during a rehearsal for a performance ahead of the upcoming AIDS Day on December 1, at "Harmonious Home" Rehabilitation Community, on the outskirts of Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan province, November 30, 2011. About 297 drug addicts live and work at the community, which was built in 2006 as a public service agency for drug rehabilitation established by the Kunming government's public security department, with 513 low-rent single apartments and family suites and other supporting facilities such as hospital, kindergarten, supermarket and sports fitness centre. Drug addicts can volunteer to apply and enter into it to get free training on labour production skills and work at its employment base.
Drug addicts dance as they rehearse for a performance ahead of the upcoming AIDS Day on December 1, at "Harmonious Home" Rehabilitation Community, on the outskirts of Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan province, November 30, 2011. About 297 drug addicts live and work at the community, which was built in 2006 as a public service agency for drug rehabilitation established by the Kunming government's public security department, with 513 low-rent single apartments and family suites and other supporting facilities such as hospital, kindergarten, supermarket and sports fitness centre. Drug addicts can volunteer to apply and enter into it to get free training on labour production skills and work at its employment base.
A child looks up while walking past the symbol of a ribbon to mark the upcoming World Aids Day in Kathmandu November 30, 2011. World AIDS Day, which falls on December 1, 2011, aims to raise awareness to tackle the prejudice towards HIV-infected people and help stop its spread.
A hand of a child is seen as he blocks the wind to prevent the candle from dousing while lighting it to mark the upcoming World Aids Day in Kathmandu November 30, 2011. World AIDS Day, which falls on December 1, 2011, aims to raise awareness to tackle the prejudice towards HIV-infected people and help stop its spread.
People gather around lit candles to mark the upcoming World AIDS Day in Kathmandu November 30, 2011. World AIDS Day, which falls on December 1, 2011, aims to raise awareness to tackle the prejudice towards HIV-infected people and help stop its spread.
Artist Harwinder Singh Gill displays a creation in the shape of a red ribbon, the symbol of the worldwide campaign against AIDS, made from hypodermic needles and a syringe, to create awareness about AIDS on the eve of the World AIDS Day in the northern Indian city of Amritsar November 30, 2011.
Volunteers form the shape of a giant red ribbon to show their support ahead of World AIDS Day, in front of the landmark Taipei 101 LOVE sculpture November 30, 2011. Thursday marks the 24th anniversary of World AIDS Day.
Nurses throw rose petals and red ribbons to mark World AIDS Day at a medical school in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, November 29, 2011. Thursday marks the 24th anniversary of World AIDS Day. Picture taken November 29, 2011.
Prince Albert II of Monaco (L) and his wife Princess Charlene pose before an auction for Princess Stephanie's foundation, Fight Aids Monaco, on World AIDS Day in Monaco December 1, 2011.
The statue of Christ the Redeemer, atop Corcovado Hill, is lit in red to commemorate World AIDS Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
President Obama delivers remarks at a World AIDS Day event at George Washington University in Washington, December 1, 2011.
Kirven James Boyd and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during dress rehearsal for the world premiere of "Home" by Rennie Harris in New York. The work, inspired by people living with HIV, will premiere on December 1, World AIDS Day and the day company founder Alvin Ailey died from the disease in 1989.
Children hold candles during an event to commemorate World AIDS day in Guatemala City, December 1, 2011.
Britten Bailey, left, and Gary Cook release a sky lantern in honor of those affected with HIV/AIDS at Tom Lee Park in Memphis, Tenn. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, as part of a World AIDS Day public event held by Le Bonheur's Community HIV Network.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dancers perform during a dress rehearsal of "Home" by Hip-Hop Choreographer Rennie Harris at City Center theater in New York, December 1, 2011. Inspired by the stories of people living with or affected by HIV and AIDS, "Home" is making it's world premiere December 1 on World AIDS Day which is also the death anniversary of Alvin Ailey who died on the same day in 1989.
People sit near an AIDS ribbon formed from candles to commemorate World AIDS day in Guatemala City, December 1, 2011.
Medical students hold a banner as they take part in an HIV/AIDS awareness candlelight vigil on World AIDS Day in Valletta, December 1, 2011.