There are women from all over Australia and from all walks of life who are HIV positive. Positive women are from many different cultural and religious backgrounds, of all ages, sexualities, with and without children.
HIV is not a death sentence. Nowadays, more and more women with HIV are living longer, enjoying healthy and fulfilling lives, working, studying, having relationships and children, and making their own choices about treatment.
The Women Living Well with HIV website provides information on a wide range of topics that are relevant to HIV-positive women.
Topics include disclosure, treatments, support, mental health, sex, contraception, pregnancy, menopause, and co-infection with hepatitis B and C.
The information on the website is also available as a booklet from AIDS Councils and People Living with HIV organisations.
- Unravelling the Law: A guide for women living with HIV/AIDS: produced by the HIV/AIDS Legal Centre (HALC). Updated 2012.
- HIV Living Fact Sheet: Information for heterosexual people living with HIV AFAO Factsheet, January 2010.
- Sydney Children's Hospital Paediatric HIV Services (Randwick and Westmead): For information about pregnancy and birth, and services for children with HIV.
- Women & HIV Fact Sheets: Information for women about HIV testing, treatments, health, pregnancy and local NSW services. Published by Family Planning NSW in March 2010.
This page was published on 12 January, 2011
This page was reviewed on 14 March 2016
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