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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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Sophie and Sarah Denison

1996

Due to the success of antiretroviral therapies, the annual incidence of women diagnosed with AIDS began to decline in 1996. Rebecca Denison (founder of WORLD) delivered twin girls, becoming one of the first HIV-positive women to talk publicly about her decision to become pregnant. Her girls, Sophie and Sarah, have grown up to be activists, as well.



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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