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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

June 25, 2015

Report on sexual health, human rights and law should be on Canada’s reading list

by Erin Seatter | @erinlynds Guided by the principle that “harmonizing laws with human rights standards can foster the promotion of sexual health,” the World Health Organization’s recently released report Sexual Health, Human Rights and the Law combines research in these areas with a focus on public health. It makes clear that repercussions follow from […]

June 17, 2015

National Aboriginal Day Connections


by Janet Madsen  |  @janet_madsen June is Aboriginal History Month; June 21 is National Aboriginal Day, and there’s lots going on!   Friday June 19 is the celebration at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler. This is a stunning space full of light and wood- my family loved our visit there a few years […]