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World AIDS Day In Pictures

Scroll down to see how people all over the globe are commemorating World AIDS Day.

A red ribbon hangs from the the North Portico of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, to commemorate World AIDS Day.
A red ribbon hangs from the the North Portico of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, to commemorate World AIDS Day.
An attendee listens to speeches of the health minister,unseen, in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday. The Afghan ministry of Health estimates there are around 2,000 - 3,000 HIV and AIDS cases all over the country.
An attendee listens to speeches of the health minister,unseen, in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday. The Afghan ministry of Health estimates there are around 2,000 - 3,000 HIV and AIDS cases all over the country.
Nepalese HIV-positive people and activists hold placards demanding access to adequate medical services during a rally to in Katmandu, Nepal, Wednesday.
Nepalese HIV-positive people and activists hold placards demanding access to adequate medical services during a rally to in Katmandu, Nepal, Wednesday.
People walk inside an 82-foot condom during an AIDS awareness event marking the World AIDS Day in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday.
People walk inside an 82-foot condom during an AIDS awareness event marking the World AIDS Day in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday.
A person walks past in a market announcing the fight against AIDS in Pamplona, northern Spain.
A person walks past in a market announcing the fight against AIDS in Pamplona, northern Spain.
Thailand's Prime Miniter Abhisit Vejjajiva wears a hat made of condoms as he takes part in an anti-HIV/AIDS campaign ahead of World AIDS Day, in Bangkok, Thailand, Nov. 25.
Thailand's Prime Miniter Abhisit Vejjajiva wears a hat made of condoms as he takes part in an anti-HIV/AIDS campaign ahead of World AIDS Day, in Bangkok, Thailand, Nov. 25.
A man walks behind candles form a ribbon touring event at the city of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, Wednesday.
A man walks behind candles form a ribbon touring event at the city of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, Wednesday.
Indian children affected with HIV participate in an awareness rally in Mumbai, India, Wednesday.
Indian children affected with HIV participate in an awareness rally in Mumbai, India, Wednesday.
A woman in costume celebrate the World AIDS Day during a march in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday.
A woman in costume celebrate the World AIDS Day during a march in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday.
Indian transgenders stand with a giant condom during an awareness rally in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday.
Indian transgenders stand with a giant condom during an awareness rally in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday.
Students of the American University of Beirut hug each other during the "Free Hugs: Hugging is really not contagious" campaign  on campus in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday.
Students of the American University of Beirut hug each other during the "Free Hugs: Hugging is really not contagious" campaign on campus in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday.

This program aired on December 1, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

Keosha Johnson Digital Editor/Producer
Keosha Johnson was formerly a digital editor and producer for WBUR.

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