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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 24, 2014

We always fight back: Honouring women’s resistance to violence and oppression (part 1)

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  On October 9, 2014, Vikki Reynolds spoke at Hoopla: A Women’s Health Carnival. Included here is the first part of her presentation. The second part will be published next Friday. Vikki Reynolds, PhD, is an activist/therapist, facilitator, and instructor, who works to bridge the worlds of activism and community work and counselling. Vikki’s experience […]

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October 17, 2014

Peer Support Training Hits the Road

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  by Janet Madsen  |  @janet_madsen Providing peer support can be emotionally demanding, as HIV certainly has its challenges. Peer Support training helps women discover their strengths and understand how to have healthy peer relationships. We’ve been offering level 1 and 2 Peer Support training to women in the Lower Mainland for a number of […]

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