Government Arts College For Women, Ramanathapuram-623501

அரசு மகளிர் கலை கல்லூரி, இராமநாதபுரம்-623501

(Accredited with ‘B’ Grade by NAAC)

Affiliated to Alagappa University,Karaikudi

Red Ribbon Club

Red Ribbon Club (RRC), a voluntary on campus intervention is being implemented in the higher Educational institutions, aiming at heightening their risk perception and preventing HIV as well as promoting voluntary blood donation among youth between the age of 17-25 yrs. with Dept. of Higher Education, technical support from centre for Disease Control (CDC), Atlanta, USA & TANSACS. ​


To reduce new HIV infection among youth by raising their risk perception through awareness on Sex, Sexuality and HIV & AIDS.

  • To induce among youth the spirit to help and support people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) thereby reducing stigma and discrimination against PLHIVs.
  • To strives to sustain and enhance the quality measures upgraded by the institution.
  • To motivate youth and build their capacity as peer educators and change agents by developing their skills on leadership, negotiation, and team building.
  • To promote voluntary non-remunerated blood donation among youth.

Covering Major areas & Issues:

  • Help young people in colleges understand the changes they experience in their growth & development.
  • Enable young people to recognize and analyze their level of risk and vulnerabilities to HIV and AIDS and other related problems.
  • Assist young people to acquire essential life skills that will facilitate appropriate and safe decisions in their lives ahead.
  • Facilitate young people to make commitments to protect them from HIV infection & celebrate life more meaningfully.

Programme Officer:


Dr.S.Kanakavalli Co-ordinator

Assistant Professor
Department of Tamil