Youth Stop AIDS, the campaigning organisation powered by Restless Development and STOP AIDS, joined global celebrations for World AIDS Day with a jam-packed day of activism including the official launch of its #MissingMedicines campaign.
Here in London, stuff got started early with AIDS ribbons being handed out outside Parliament:
The rest of the UK weren’t far behind though, with bake sales and city-wide games of Where’s Wally amongst the awareness raising activities going on:
Back in London, our ribbon distributors turned into MP catchers – getting them to pose with STOP AIDS and commit to ending AIDS by 2030:
But let’s not forget that this is World AIDS Day, and we had campaigners raising awareness across the globe:
At lunchtime, we were still camped out at Parliament. This time getting MPs to hear stories from HIV & AIDS activists from across the world. Needless to say, we were full:
But eventually we made it outside and took some brilliant photos of our activists promoting the #MissingMedicines campaign:
If you’re still reading you must be feeling really excited and ready to help out however you can. Good news! We have ways for you to do just that.
First of all, a reminder it’s #GivingTuesday so there’s never been a better time to donate:
But if taking action is more your thing, then here’s one thing you should do that takes two minutes: