Red Ribbon

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It goes back to an American tradition to provide a tree, with a fabric loop to a loved one show that you think of him. During the Viet Nam war, many US citizens wore a yellow loop as a sign of remembrance of the victims. “In the 1980s the New York continued to develop then painter Frank C. Moore the loop motif and created the Red Ribbon”: the signal colour red stands for love, as well as passion. Initially, the Red Ribbon, especially in the art scene and among homosexuals was spread. Until she prevailed in the 1990s all over the world, as it was worn by famous movie stars such as Elizabeth Taylor and celebrities such as Lady Diana publicly on the lapel.

“Now more and more prominent at public events relate to the message of the Red loop: as Boris Becker, Wolfgang Joop, Markus Kafka or Desiree Nick in prevention campaigns wear red”. We also set a mark with the AIDS ribbon on our condom packs”, said Carola Halbfas, Marketing Manager at Ansell. From the proceeds of every condom package and sold we flows automatically a part of the deutsche AIDS Stiftung, with the “work together exclusively, and not only once a year on the World AIDS Day.” About Ansell of Ansell is a global market leader in the field of protection products. Ansell confirmed its leading position on the market for condoms, as well as on the markets for gloves made of natural latex and synthetic polymer with branches in America, Europe and Asia and more than 11,000 employees. In February 2008, the Ansell GmbH in Munich merged with the condomi health international GmbH.

Resulting Ansell GmbH, branch office Cologne, focuses its activities on the German condom market Ansell limited, and distributes the condom varieties ES2 (extra sensitive) as exclusive partner of the German AIDS Foundation ER2 (tear) and EF2 (easy-fit) brand LifeStyles. The German AIDS Foundation helps more information see and of the German AIDS Foundation HIV-positive since 1987 and people in physical distress diseased from AIDS. Today, the Foundation received more than 60,000 requests from needy People and helped victims in need individually and through project funding with over 30 million euros. Since the year 2000 the Deutsche AIDS Stiftung supports also help projects in addition to their involvement in Germany worldwide. The funding focuses in southern Africa affected by HIV and AIDS. With their aid the German AIDS Foundation has become the largest AIDS charity in Germany, providing material and psychological support sufferers. See 1 epidemiological information in short of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), as at end 2008.