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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Turning Up the Volume on Women's Voices in the 1990s

April 9, 2013

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Hands With Ribbons

1999

The decade ended on a lot of discordant notes. Mary Fisher announced she was stopping combination therapy due to the side effects. The National Conference on Women and HIV is held in Los Angeles, Calif., with over 1,000 women in attendance. This event is documented as the largest gathering of HIV-positive women in history. Worldwide, over 1 million women died of AIDS in 1999, the highest number so far in a single year.



Additional reporting was provided by Mathew Rodriguez, editorial project manager for TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com.

Check out the other slide shows in the series:

For a more complete timeline in text only, check out A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future, by Terri Wilder.


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