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Raising the issues of women living with & vulnerable to HIV in the U.S. through leadership development, collective action and strategic policy change.

www.pwn-usa.org

1. There are over 300,000 women living with HIV in the United States.

2. HIV is the leading cause of death among African-American women ages 25 to 34.

3. In 2006 women were 27% of all HIV infections in the U.S., up from 8% in 1984.

4. Yet there has been no organized voice for women living with HIV to advocate for change at a federal level

5. Enter the U.S. Positive Women's Network, a national membership body of HIV positive women.