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Purple ribbon

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Purple ribbon.

Purple ribbon

The purple ribbon represents numerous causes:

* suicide prevention

* general cancer awareness

* testicular cancer awareness

* animal cruelty/animal welfare

* domestic violence awareness

* drug overdose awareness

* migraine awareness

* Spirit Day and victims of homophobia

* Gilmore Awareness Campaign

* sarcoidosis awareness

* lupus awareness

* Arnold–Chiari malformation awareness

* fibromyalgia awareness

* Pagan Pride

* peripheral neuropathy awareness

* childhood hemiplegia and stroke awareness

* cystic fibrosis awareness

* Alzheimer's disease awareness

* pancreatic cancer awareness

* Workers' Memorial Day

* March of Dimes awareness

* hidradenitis suppurativa awareness

* orca whale awareness and protection

* child neglect awareness and prevention

* leiomyosarcoma

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Awareness Ribbons.

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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. read more »

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