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Positive Women Victoria

Positive Women Victoria is the only organisation in Australia funded specifically to provide support and advocacy for women living with HIV. Positive Women Victoria is supported by the Victorian Government Department of Health.

Vision and mission

Positive Women Victoria want all women living with HIV in Victoria to have access to the highest quality services, including peer-led services, to support their physical, emotional and social wellbeing.

How Positive Women Victoria can help

Positive Women Victoria provides peer support, advocacy and health promotion information for women living with HIV. They take referrals from health and medical practitioners who have clients living with HIV. Support is available through on-on-one consultations and discussions, in groups, through events and via health promotion activities and resources. They also assist women to find appropriate social and health services that are safe for women living with HIV.

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Last reviewed: February 2022

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Pregnancy and Breastfeeding - Positive Women Victoria

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding *As new resources become available, we will update this page

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Living Well with HIV - Positive Women Victoria

Living Well with HIV Positive Women Victoria (PWV) are here to help you on your journey

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Services Directory - Positive Women Victoria

Services Directory All women are unique and each one of us experiences HIV differently

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Tell the Story - Positive Women Victoria

Watch Our history, the U=U message and other stories from women living with HIV Listen A podcast that challenges the myths and stereotypes that feed HIV stigma Read The stories you are about to read are written by women living with HIV

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Sex, Love + Travel - Positive Women Victoria

Sex, Love + Travel Women living with HIV have the right to self-determination and power of their own bodies

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Menopause - Positive Women Victoria

Menopause Menopause happens around one year after your last period and is a natural process that all women experience, usually at around age 50 years, but can be earlier or later

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Understanding U=U - Positive Women Victoria

Understanding U=U In the most simplest terms, U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable) means someone living with HIV who is on effective treatment cannot transmit HIV through sexual activities

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