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The only national charity providing support for women living with HIV by women living with HIV.

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2 The only national charity providing support for women living with HIV by women living with HIV

3 History Started 1987 By HIV+ women service users range of services

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5 Volunteering and Traineeships Volunteer work placements Personal development Training Part of the Positive Futures Partnership

6 Taking Part Ensure the voice of women living with HIV is heard Training and mentoring to take part in decision-making at local and national levels: Public Patient Involvement Forums Testimonies to Parliament

7 Recruitment Application form Interview Training and Induction Soft Outcomes Assessment Flexible Approach

8 What are the reasons for choosing Positively Women? Peer Support Multicultural Setting Acquiring and Utilising Skills Work Experience Feeling Valued Encouraging Individuals to grow

9 Quote from M “I feel I have been given the chance to use the skills I have. Having worked all my life, its not easy to just sit around and do nothing with my life in the UK, given that I am not allowed to be gainfully employed. I feel my contribution as a volunteer for PW is appreciated and this makes me regain self confidence.”

10 Summary Staff and Volunteers need Training in Working with Diversity The importance of Positive Role models Providing a supportive environment and at the same time encouraging women to move on

11 What really happens ….. When positive women get together…


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