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Women Around the Nation Speak Up for the Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living With HIV

October 24, 2016

With community events around the country happening from last week through the first week of November; a vibrant radio show on the theme hosted by PWN-USA Colorado member Pozitively Dee on Saturday; a Twitter chat scheduled for 2 PM ET today with special guest co-hosts from Christie's Place, Futures Without Violence, National Network to End Domestic Violence, The Well Project and the Women's HIV Program at UCSF (follow using the hashtags #EndVAWHIV and #pwnspeaks!); and at least two cities (Philadelphia and Houston) issuing proclamations for the Day of Action, our third annual Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living with HIV is shaping up to be another success.

Friday, we released a new factsheet examining criminalization as a perilous form of violence against women living with HIV.

Be sure to read these powerful blog posts written for the Day of Action: a very raw, personal story of coping with violence from member Angel (trigger warning), and a beautiful tribute to the power of PWN and our members from Bruce Richman, executive director of Prevention Access Campaign.

And check out some photos of our members in action for the Day of Action below!


Women Around the Nation Speak Up for the Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living With HIV

Courtesy of PWN-USA


Women Around the Nation Speak Up for the Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living With HIV

Courtesy of PWN-USA


Women Around the Nation Speak Up for the Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living With HIV

Courtesy of PWN-USA

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