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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

October 2, 2015

Most famous celebrity living with hepatitis C expects to be cured soon


by Erin Seatter | @erinlynds Canadian actress Pamela Anderson has lived with hepatitis C for 16 years. She went public with her condition in 2002. Spread through blood-to-blood contact, hepatitis C is a virus that over time can damage the liver, leading to cancer, cirrhosis, or liver failure. The diagnosis was presented “as a death […]

September 25, 2015

Pill Power Play


by Janet Madsen  |  @janet_madsen ACT UP has inspired many AIDS activists to protest the costs and accessibility of drugs to treat HIV, especially in the 80s and early 90s when so little was available. Die-ins were a regular thing at AIDS conferences and they grabbed news headlines. People hit the floor then; they’ve added social media […]