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Late diagnosis results in blindness

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 9:14 am | Positive Women

An awareness campaign by Positive Women Inc. is being relaunched this July to promote HIV testing of women in New Zealand. Heather Sangster Smith is to be the face of the “Women Can Get HIV Too” Campaign. More >>

“The Makers” Making it for Charity

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 1:51 pm | Positive Women

Women and Jewellery were the perfect partners in a fundraising initiative by the Makers Jewellery collaborative based in Wellington, and Positive Women Inc., a support organisation for women and families living with HIV. More >>

Fighting Stigma with Every Bite

Monday, 4 February 2019, 2:14 pm | Positive Women

On Sunday the 10th of February a pop-up café will be set up at the Big Gay Out to fight HIV related stigma and discrimination. A team of people living with and affected by HIV, will be preparing and serving food at the café to challenge misconceptions. ... More >>

National Campaign Urging Women to Get Tested for HIV

Friday, 11 March 2016, 4:30 pm | Positive Women

Tonya Booker died from undiagnosed HIV. She was 48 years old. Tonya had spent more than two years in and out of hospital seeking medical attention for various conditions. Not once was she offered an HIV test, even though many of the symptoms were classic ... More >>

Call for Subsidising Female Condoms to go to Parliament

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 4:54 pm | Positive Women

Jane Bruning, National Coordinator of Positive Women Inc., the national support organisation for women and families living with HIV and AIDS, has been invited to present at a Health Select Committee meeting on the availability and subsidising of female condoms ... More >>

Female Condoms Finally Given the Stamp of Approval in NZ

Monday, 7 April 2014, 2:07 pm | Positive Women

Positive Women Inc. (PWI), the national support organisation for women and families living with HIV and AIDS is very pleased to announce that Tony Ryall, Minister of Health has approved an amendment to the Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion ... More >>

Paper Dolls in Support of Bringing Female Condoms to NZ

Friday, 7 March 2014, 3:12 pm | Positive Women

This Friday March 7th, the eve of International Women’s Day, Positive Women Inc. will present hundreds of paper dolls to Labour MP Carol Beaumont, Spokesperson for Women's Affairs, on the steps of Parliament. Messages of support were written on ... More >>

Positive Women Inc. Secures Large Grant from M•A•C AIDS Fund

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 2:47 pm | Positive Women

Just in time for World AIDS Day this Sunday December 1st, Positive Women Inc. has been granted $93,000 from the M•A•C AIDS Fund for their work supporting women and families living with HIV and AIDS in New Zealand. More >>

All We Want For Christmas Is Access to Female Condoms

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 1:57 pm | Positive Women

Sunday December 1st marks World AIDS Day where people worldwide unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and commemorate people who have died. This year Positive Women Inc. is bringing attention to the female ... More >>

HIV And Stigma Art Exhibition Opening

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 12:13 pm | Positive Women

“POSITIVE” is a Masters project by Helen Robertson in collaboration with Positive Women Inc. This installation digitally documents the stories of seven participants that are affected by or living with HIV/AIDS in New Zealand. Each story has been ... More >>

UNAIDS Executive Director Meets With New Zealand HIV+ Women

Monday, 5 March 2012, 10:36 am | Positive Women

The Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Michel Sidibe, will officially open Positive Women Inc.’s new Community House on Wednesday March 7th.2012. Mr Sidibe is in New Zealand for a short visit with the ... More >>

Positive Panel Benefits from New Partnership

Friday, 16 July 2010, 3:01 pm | Positive Women

Positive Women Inc. are ushering in a new era as they take the reins of a service that will provide opportunities for people living with HIV to be heard in their communities. More >>