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Who We Are

Positive Women’s Network is Canada’s longest-running HIV organization for women. We provide support, education, and resources for women living with HIV in British Columbia and for health and social service providers across the country.

For women with HIV, we offer support and advocacy as well as HIV education, health promotion resources, and community connections. We are trans-inclusive and child-friendly.

For people working in health care, social services, or education, we provide education and resources on HIV health and advocacy issues.

What We Do

HIV diagnosis will bring change to your life, but with advances in care, it’s a corner, not an end. Many women have found strength and hope through our services. Wherever you are in British Columbia, we can help. Here’s some info if you’re wondering who to call to get you started.

From the Blog

May 21, 2015

Youth and Healthy Sexuality at SpringBoard

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by Janet Madsen   |   @Janet_Madsen Another SpringBoard under our collective belts, another great day of conversation and learning. The crowd was interested, engaged and curious- not surprising given the presenters.   The duo of Evelyn Maan and Elle Pea started off with The Kids Are Alright, looking at kids and young adults who […]

May 15, 2015

Most people in Canada don’t understand sexual consent: study

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by Erin Seatter | @erinlynds Most Canadians don’t understand sexual consent, according to a new study from the Canadian Women’s Foundation. Only one in three people surveyed knew that consent has to be positive and ongoing. Two thirds didn’t recognize these vital components as of consent. Moving beyond “no means no,” positive consent means that […]