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The Well Project User Survey Report 2014

Did you know that in the last eight years, social media usage has skyrocketed from 8 percent to 73 percent of all Internet users, and that more than 70% of internet users in the US said they looked online for health information in the past year? Why are these facts and figures important? Because they demonstrate that The Well Project, which has used technology as a platform to disseminate information...

The Connection between Women with HIV and Domestic Abuse

October 25, 2015 - HIV Equal.

by David Heitz

For so many women with HIV, the violence they live with every day is even worse than the disease itself.

For other women who may not have HIV but who are in violent relationships, a diagnosis may be just right around the corner.

Last Friday was the National Day of Action to End Violence against Women Living...

View Webinar: "Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment & Advocacy"

Weren't able to make our NWGHAAD webinar? Click the link below to listen to a recording of our presenters and view their slides!

Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment & Advocacy

In honor of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), The Well Project presented the webinar, "Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment and Advocacy" on March 10,...

Register now for The Well Project's webinar "Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment & Advocacy" on 3/10 for NWGHAAD

Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment and Advocacy

Webinar: Tuesday, March 10, 2015; 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET / 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm CT / 10:00 am – 11:30 am PT

To dial-in, please call 213-416-1560, PIN: 1044335#

In honor of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), please join The Well Project's upcoming...

New UNAIDS publication: Gender Matters

via UNAIDS

Gender Matters: Overcoming Gender-Related Barriers to Prevent New HIV Infections Among Children and Keep Their Mothers Alive

After more than 30 years of the HIV epidemic—and an unprecedented medical and social response—discrimination, violence, harmful gender norms and related stigma continue to pose challenges to an effective HIV response. The findings of these assessments indicate that gender-related barriers pose significant obstacles to the uptake of services that...

There's a pill that prevents HIV — why are only gay men talking about it?

August 5, 2014 - The Verge.

by Arielle Duhaime-Ross

Truvada is the HIV prevention pill that puts women in control

A few months ago, the CDC recommended Truvada, the HIV prevention pill, to anyone at risk of infection. The Verge and other media outlets — including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Slate — covered the news in...

The Well Project's Community Advisory Board Member, Monica Johnson, Featured in "Poz at 20"

June, 2014 - Poz.

Poz at 20

by Tim Murphy

Twenty survivors share their stories

It's hard to overstate just how deeply, well, weird POZ seemed when it debuted in 1994. A glossy, glamorous, well-written and beautifully designed magazine…about people with HIV/AIDS? 

Though public sentiment on the disease had softened a lot by 1994—with the emergence of the film Philadelphia, of the openly gay and HIV-positive heartthrob Pedro Zamora on MTV's...

Leading HIV/AIDS groups endorse CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines Reiterate that PrEP is a powerful, additional tool in the AIDS response

Contact:
Mitchell Warren, mitchell@avac.org, +1-914-­661-1536
Jim Pickett, jpickett@aidschicago.org, +1-773-600-6407
Kay Marshall, kaymarshall@mac.com, +1-347-249-6375

Thursday, May 15, 2014 — A group of 68 leading HIV/AIDS and health organizations today reiterated their strong support for oral pre-exposure

...

Pre-register now for The Well Project webinar on March 10th - 10 am EST

Please join us on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 10:00 am ET for the webinar, "The Well Project: An Online Global Community of Support and Information for Women Living with HIV" on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day!

During the webinar, we will provide an overview of our new website, especially the new social features that will strengthen our online global support community of women and girls living with...

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The Well Project User Survey Report 2014

Did you know that in the last eight years, social media usage has skyrocketed from 8 percent to 73 percent of all Internet users, and that more than 70% of internet users in the US said they looked online for health information in the past year? Why are these facts and figures important? Because they demonstrate that The Well Project, which has used technology as a platform to disseminate information...

The Connection between Women with HIV and Domestic Abuse

October 25, 2015 - HIV Equal.

by David Heitz

For so many women with HIV, the violence they live with every day is even worse than the disease itself.

For other women who may not have HIV but who are in violent relationships, a diagnosis may be just right around the corner.

Last Friday was the National Day of Action to End Violence against Women Living...

View Webinar: "Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment & Advocacy"

Weren't able to make our NWGHAAD webinar? Click the link below to listen to a recording of our presenters and view their slides!

Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment & Advocacy

In honor of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), The Well Project presented the webinar, "Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment and Advocacy" on March 10,...

Register now for The Well Project's webinar "Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment & Advocacy" on 3/10 for NWGHAAD

Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment and Advocacy

Webinar: Tuesday, March 10, 2015; 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET / 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm CT / 10:00 am – 11:30 am PT

To dial-in, please call 213-416-1560, PIN: 1044335#

In honor of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), please join The Well Project's upcoming...

New UNAIDS publication: Gender Matters

via UNAIDS

Gender Matters: Overcoming Gender-Related Barriers to Prevent New HIV Infections Among Children and Keep Their Mothers Alive

After more than 30 years of the HIV epidemic—and an unprecedented medical and social response—discrimination, violence, harmful gender norms and related stigma continue to pose challenges to an effective HIV response. The findings of these assessments indicate that gender-related barriers pose significant obstacles to the uptake of services that...

There's a pill that prevents HIV — why are only gay men talking about it?

August 5, 2014 - The Verge.

by Arielle Duhaime-Ross

Truvada is the HIV prevention pill that puts women in control

A few months ago, the CDC recommended Truvada, the HIV prevention pill, to anyone at risk of infection. The Verge and other media outlets — including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Slate — covered the news in...

The Well Project's Community Advisory Board Member, Monica Johnson, Featured in "Poz at 20"

June, 2014 - Poz.

Poz at 20

by Tim Murphy

Twenty survivors share their stories

It's hard to overstate just how deeply, well, weird POZ seemed when it debuted in 1994. A glossy, glamorous, well-written and beautifully designed magazine…about people with HIV/AIDS? 

Though public sentiment on the disease had softened a lot by 1994—with the emergence of the film Philadelphia, of the openly gay and HIV-positive heartthrob Pedro Zamora on MTV's...

Leading HIV/AIDS groups endorse CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines Reiterate that PrEP is a powerful, additional tool in the AIDS response

Contact:
Mitchell Warren, mitchell@avac.org, +1-914-­661-1536
Jim Pickett, jpickett@aidschicago.org, +1-773-600-6407
Kay Marshall, kaymarshall@mac.com, +1-347-249-6375

Thursday, May 15, 2014 — A group of 68 leading HIV/AIDS and health organizations today reiterated their strong support for oral pre-exposure

...

Pre-register now for The Well Project webinar on March 10th - 10 am EST

Please join us on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 10:00 am ET for the webinar, "The Well Project: An Online Global Community of Support and Information for Women Living with HIV" on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day!

During the webinar, we will provide an overview of our new website, especially the new social features that will strengthen our online global support community of women and girls living with...

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