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

  • Some key facts about the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. 5 hours ago
  • Not everyone who gets or wants an abortion is a woman. 1 day ago

From the Blog

JOB POSTING: Peer Navigator(s)

The Positive Women’s Network Peer Navigators work directly with both Oak Tree and other stakeholders to develop strategies to maintain or improve health and wellness and implement self-management skills for women living with HIV. Peer Navigators are directly supervised by the [...]

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.