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Women living with HIV

A selection of HIV/AIDS related personal stories written by different people from all around the world and sent to AVERT.

Anon 19

I got married 2004 when I was 19 to my first love. I was virgin, my husband was my first sexual partner. When I got pregnant tree years later I took a test that all pregnant women have to take in Sweden, it a routine test you take and they test you for all kind of diseases. Two weeks later we got a call from the local doctor and he told us to come in.... we went in to his office sat down and then he told us that I had the HIV virus... They told us that we could have as many children as we wanted and that we can live a long normal life. We have two children now 5 and 4 years old (not HIV... Read more Read more

Gloria

I was born HIV positive and Hep C. I contracted the virus threw my mother because of her addiction to drugs.

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Nandy

I was diagnosed with HIV in March 2012. I was pregnant, I told my boyfriend about it and he was hurt but said he was gonna support me & be there for me.

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MM

My name is MM. Im 25. When I saw that my test was reactive I broke down and cried thinking how could this be happening. I had no idea I was HIV positive and I'm glad I tested myself because I would have never known.

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K

Hi my name iz k I found out abt my status on de 22 of august 2012 I was shocked by the tym I found out and I did the tes t at school

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