28 years ago,as a married heterosexual monogamous woman, I received a life-altering diagnosis. HIV.
Wednesday 9 March 2022 is Australia’s seventh National Day of Women living with HIV.
The National Day of Women Living with HIV is held annually on the 9th of March.
Positive Life celebrates the 6th National Day of Women Living with HIV in Sydney NSW.
What can we do to ensure the inclusion and experiences of women living with HIV in Australia?
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.
Lifting the ignorance and invisibility is a task for both men and women in the elimination of HIV says Jane Costello.
Let’s start having honest conversations about the systemic silencing of women within our society, particularly when it comes to the medical sector's pervasive disbelief of women's experiences of pain and right to bodily autonomy. [...]
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.