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24 April 2019

Human Papillomavirus related cancer among women & TGD people

By |2021-09-23T17:56:08+10:0024 April 2019|Categories: Advocacy, Blog+, Health, Women's Health|Tags: , |0 Comments

A community based survey of 355 respondents to assess awareness of and screening for human papillomavirus (HPV) associated cancers in women and, trans and gender diverse (TGD) people who were assigned female gender at birth.

21 March 2019

2019 National Day of Women Living with HIV

By |2021-09-23T16:41:37+10:0021 March 2019|Categories: Advocacy, Blog+, Women's Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Community report on the 2019 National Day of Women Living with HIV highlighted existing issues of concern and unmet needs of women living with HIV in Australia.

8 November 2018

What I wish I knew about sex!

By |2020-12-04T09:53:38+11:008 November 2018|Categories: Blog+, Women's Health|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

As a young woman when it came to sex, I was clueless. So were my friends. Sexual pleasure and exploration for girls was taboo. Our sex ed sucked, some of us had strict upbringings, [...]

15 April 2016

Still living with ignorance and invisibility

By |2021-02-06T16:17:02+11:0015 April 2016|Categories: Blog+, Women's Health|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

About 10 per cent of people living with HIV in Australia are women, yet we remain relatively invisible.

15 March 2016

Muslim and living with HIV

By |2021-09-30T19:33:09+10:0015 March 2016|Categories: Blog+, Health, Opinion, Talkabout, Women's Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Muslim and living with HIV

I was thirty two and a mother when I was told I was HIV positive at the refugee detention centre.

15 March 2016

How gender impacts the lives of women living with HIV

By |2021-09-30T19:19:09+10:0015 March 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Blog+, Health, Talkabout, Women's Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How gender impacts the lives of women living with HIV

As a heterosexual woman living with HIV for the past 21 years, I am acutely aware that the lived experience of women with HIV today is still mired in ignorance and invisibility.

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