Key Resources by other Women living with HIV

Some of the Many Responses of Women living with HIV

Women living with HIV around the world are responding with resilience, power, compassion and determination to the news of an HIV diagnosis. Here we provide a list of some key resources produced by some of these many women. Please share your own links with us to add to this page.


Anandi Yuvaraj India ICW Asia Pacific Written with ITPC Colleague, Aditi Sharma: The Long Walk Home: Ensuring Comprehensive Care for Women and Families. 2012
Dawn Averitt & Shalini Eddens USA The Well Project Website resource for women with HIV, international
Lydia Mungherera Uganda Mama’s Club Psycho-social support group for young women with HIV, Uganda
Silvia Petretti  Italy  PozFemUK  Self-help support group for women with HIV, UK
Angelina Namiba UK Positively UK From Pregnancy to Baby and Beyond – peer-support for women with HIV wanting a baby
Sophie Dilmitis Zimbabwe Freelance consultant  Workshop for women with HIV
Adrienne Seed UK Freelance  Blog
SHE programme Europe Funded by BMS Website and toolkit for peer-led workshops by and
for women with HIV, Europe-wide
Silvia Petretti UK Positively UK Blog
Susan Paxton  Asia-Pacific  Funded byUN Women  “Diamonds” – a film about women living with HIV in the region
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 Asia-Pacific  APN +  “HIV Positive and Pregnant: How Dare You?” Reproductive and Maternal Health issues faced by women with HIV in this region

Positive Speakers Guide” 2018 Wholly revised and updated manual on public speaking

ICW East Africa East and Southern Africa ICW E Africa Report on Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal Health and Rights, Advocacy Meeting and Policy Forum, 2011
Namibian Women’s Health Network Namibia Namibian Women’s Health Network “I was afraid that people might read it from my face”:Information and women’s testimonies about abortion in Namibia
ICW Malawi Malawi ICW Malawi Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion: Experiences of Women in Malawi