NVO - World AIDS Day is observed from Africa to Australia.
In Nigeria, former players from the national team joined a football game, with the theme "Play to Zero".
Around 3.4 million people in Nigeria are living with HIV/AIDS. Organisers set up a testing center near the pitch, and encouraged locals to get examined.
Early in the millennium, India was on the verge of becoming a hotbed for HIV infections but timely intervention has arrested the freefall.
This year, the number of newly infected was reduced by 57 percent, an AIDS control agency said.
MYANMAR OPPOSITION LEADER, AUNG SAN SUU KYI
"I do not think there is any human being in this world who is born undesirable or inferior. It's behaviour, this is why I say I cannot accept that HIV, AIDS has to do with behaviour. It's behaviour in the sense of cruelty, in the sense of lacking of understanding, in the sense of discriminating against others, that is unacceptable in our world."
In Sydney, a concert for AIDS awareness.
Some of the world's most known DJ's for electronic dance music supported a new album whose proceeds will go towards AIDS prevention.