Who We Are

Positive Women’s Network challenges gender-based health inequities for women living with HIV and hepatitis C. We lead initiatives to promote women-centred health, public education, and research on HIV and hepatitis C. We serve British Columbia, and many of our resources are used across Canada.

New Resources

HIV Disclosure

This series of booklets is designed to support women and youth thinking about telling partners, children, and family about their HIV+ status. There is also a resource for service providers.

HIV Disclosure and the Law

This brochure tells you what you need to know about sex, HIV, and the law.

PWN on Twitter

  • What victories and scandals have we run into with the HPV vaccine? https://t.co/W05PyfPHvb 19 hours ago
  • Preteens may only need 2 HPV shots and not 3 as previously thought! What does this mean for your child? https://t.co/EwJx4ZSvUW 2 days ago

From the Blog

Getting to Know… Judy Mitchell

Today I have the pleasure of introducing Judy Mitchell who joined PWN the beginning of July 2016. We are very fortunate to have Judy on our team – what an intriguing woman! And these are just a few questions. I can only imagine what other stories she has to share. I [...]

Getting to know… Charisse

This week we get to know Charisse Knowlan a little better. Thanks for sharing Charisse! As an HIV+ woman who is not only a member at PWN but also part of the staff team, I am thrilled to be working alongside Charisse.