Today, about 10 per cent of people living with HIV in Australia are women, yet they continue to be relatively invisible in the HIV prevention message. Women living with HIV have specific social and health-related experiences associated with HIV.

Below are resources on our website and links to other places on the internet which could prove helpful to you.

Blog Articles

(In)visible Women (Living with HIV) 

Why silence equals death is back on our radar in 2018

Still living with ignorance and invisibility

Three Yearly Cervical Screens for women living with HIV

2017 World AIDS Day Address

Is Anal Cancer on your radar?

Yes, there are heterosexual people living with HIV in NSW!

Youth today: Sex, drugs and HIV

Reactions to working in the HIV sector

National Day of Women Living with HIV (NDWLHIV) is 9 March annually

If you are a woman living with HIV and you need support you can contact the Treatments Officers at Positive Life NSW by calling (02) 9206-2177

Online Resources

Living Well - information about some of the key issues for WLHIV
www.womenlivingwell.org.au

Femfatales - the National Network of Women living with HIV advisory group
www.napwha.org.au/networks-members/femfatales

Pozhet
www.pozhet.org.au

Unravelling the Law - a guide for women living with HIV
www.halc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/women_living_with_HIV.pdf

International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) - global network by and for WLHIV
www.icwglobal.org

Positive Women Victoria – support and advocacy for WLHIV
www.positivewomen.org.au

Know your body blueprint
www.yourbodyblueprint.org.au

Women and HIV
www.womenandhiv.org

For your clinicians and GPs

Access to HIV treatment in Australia

Online Articles

Why women with HIV are persistently invisible – and how we can challenge it Theo Gordon, The Conversation, April 2018

 

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