The National Day of Women Living with HIV is held annually on the 9th of March.
I am a woman living with HIV and a busy mother of three young boys under ten years old. One of my children is also living with HIV. In this time of Coronavirus, our [...]
Women living with HIV in Australia often find themselves in a man’s world. Let me explain.
I am Angel and I am from the southern part of Africa. I am 39 years old and this is my story. In 2017, I had a seizure for the first time and my [...]
Scab: A protective crust that forms over a cut or wound during healing I’m a white, educated, healthy, tall, English speaking woman. I have family support. I have sass. I am confident, capable and [...]
As a heterosexual woman living with HIV (WLHIV) for the past 25 years, I am acutely aware that the lived experience of WLHIV today is still mired in ignorance and invisibility. Many people in [...]
Women living with HIV face unique challenges within the Australian context for a number of reasons. Firstly, we are not seen as a priority group for contracting HIV, so we are not routinely tested [...]
Positive Life NSW is the voice of all people living with NSW since 1988. We are the largest peer-led and run representative body of all people living with HIV in Australia based in NSW. [...]
Positive Life NSW offers peer support and advocacy to all women living with HIV across the NSW metropolitan and regional areas to achieve and maintain our quality of life and wellbeing. Women living with [...]
What can we do to ensure the inclusion and experiences of women living with HIV in Australia?