Awareness Ribbons

This page lists all the various symbols in the Awareness Ribbons category.

Many groups have adopted ribbons as symbols of support or awareness, and as a result, many causes often share each color. Some causes may also be represented by more than one color.

Symbols in this category:

Red and gold ribbon

neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (NAIT) awareness

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red ribbon

The red ribbon represents:

* Software Freedom Campaign

* AIDS awareness

* substance-abuse awareness (Red Ribbon Week is commonly held in American schools)

* vasculitis awareness

* heart disease awareness

* epidermolysis bullosa awareness

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red with yellow and black stripes ribbon

Choking game awareness/advocacy

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red, white and blue ribbon

Used in Omaha, Nebraska, after a deadly shooting at Millard South High School (the colors are the school's colors)

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Sexual Assault Awareness Ribbon

The teal ribbon was adopted as a symbol of sexual assault awareness and prevention.

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silver ribbon

The silver ribbon is the symbol for several awareness causes:

* brain disorders and disabilities, disability rights awareness

* ovarian cancer awareness (Australia)

* gynaecological cancer awareness (New Zealand)

* stalking awareness

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teal and white ribbon

Cervical cancer awareness

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teal ribbon

The teal ribbon represents several causes:

* scleroderma

* interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome awareness and support

* sexual assault and sexual violence awareness and support

* dissociative identity disorder

* poly-cystic ovarian syndrome awareness and support

* poly-cystic kidney disease

* gynecologic cancer

* ovarian cancer

* myasthenia gravis awareness

* tsunami victims

* congenital diaphragmatic hernia awareness

* anti-bullying awareness

* military sexual trauma awareness

* anxiety disorder awareness

* post-traumatic stress disorder awareness

* A Million Dollar Gift - AMDG - For The Greater Glory of God

* trigeminal neuralgia awareness

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The eight-pointed star

The eight-pointed star appears in cultures around the globe. Eight pointed stars – show up in a variety of different cultures.

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two-tone blue and purple ribbon

Rheumatoid arthritis awareness.

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Violet Ribbon

Hodgkin's lymphoma (Hodgkin's Disease) awareness

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White Ribbon

The white ribbon is an awareness ribbon sometimes used by political movements to signify or spread their beliefs.

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Yellow ribbon

The yellow ribbon represents:

* armed-forces return

* bone cancer / osteosarcoma

* giving prisoners a second chance at life

* endometriosis awareness

* craniofacial acceptance (

* remembering Black Saturday Bushfire victims

* Corazon Aquino's death

* suicide-prevention awareness

* Liver Diseases Biliary Atresia.

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zebra-print ribbon

The zebra-print ribbon represents:

* rare-disease awareness

* carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor awareness

* Ehlers–Danlos syndrome (EDS) awareness[

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