Case Studies

Women living with HIV

Maria’s Story

I got HIV while I was in a relationship and I am an example that HIV can actually happen to anyone no matter if you fall in any of the categories or have behaviours considered at risk. When disclosing to different people as much as I found support I also felt many thought that they were not at risk of getting HIV as somehow they felt it only affects people from certain ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations or those who have promiscuous behaviours.
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Sue's Story

Sue’s Story

Mario's Story

Mario’s Story

Jamie's Story

Jamie’s Story

Ismael's Story

Ismael’s Story

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The Pregnancy Journey Workshop

The Pregnancy Journey Workshop

Being HIV positive shouldn’t stop women who want to, to be parents. With good treatment, care and support, women with HIV can expect to have a joyous pregnancy and parenthood just like any other person. Despite this, many women may have doubts and/or questions about the implications of having HIV and becoming a parent. This is why we are running a one day Pregnancy Journey workshop, led by our mentor ...
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