Positive women : a community development response to supporting women and families living with HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand
Connor, Helene; Bruning, Jane; Napan, Ksenija
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Citation:Connor, H., Bruning, J.and Napan, K. (2016). Positive women: A community development response to supporting women and families living with HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand. Whanake: the Pacific Journal of Community Development, 2(2), 14-23. Unitec Institute of Technology. Unitec ePress. ISSN 2423-009X. Retrieved from: http://www.unitec.ac.nz/epress
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3600
This paper reflects on Positive Women’s twenty five years as a successful community development response to supporting women and families living with HIV or AIDS. The paper focuses on the community development philosophical underpinning of Positive Women that have driven the organisation since its inception in 1991. Positive Women has actively advocated for social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversities, all central to community development.
Keywords:Positive Women, Inc. (New Zealand), Aotearoa / New Zealand, women with HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS, sexual health, families living with HIV/AIDS
ANZSRC Field of Research:111708 Health and Community Services, 160702 Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
Copyright Holder:Unitec ePress
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