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Women Living With Hiv

Women, HIV and Trauma: Toward Resiliency & Healing

Shannon Weber | Posted 06.18.2016 | Women
Shannon Weber

One in four U.S. women have experienced gender based violence. Among women living with HIV, one in two has experienced intimate partner violence, and more than 60% have been sexually abused - five times the rate of the general female population.

5 Steps to Making Women a Priority in the Next National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Erin McKelle | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Erin McKelle

Advocates for women have pointed out the error of the first NHAS in not addressing the urgency of the HIV epidemic for Black women, among whom HIV rates are far higher than any other group of women.

Living With HIV: My Untold Story

Vanessa Mills | Posted 05.16.2015 | Fifty
Vanessa Mills

When I heard the words, 'your results came back HIV positive,' it felt as if I got punched in the stomach and my best friend had died. It was 1991 and I was a nurse at a local hospital. I still had a lot of living ahead of me, but after hearing those words, I went through every human emotion.

AIDS-free Generation? Not Without Women

Serra Sippel | Posted 09.10.2012 | Impact
Serra Sippel

Five years ago, women overtook men as the majority of people in the world living with HIV. They've held on to that majority and started to take over other areas as well.