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Women with HIV 'must be supported'
Posted on December 09, 2014
Warren Barnsley

The Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance says First Nations women living with HIV face stigma and discrimination in their own communities.

Chairperson and Yorta Yorta woman Michelle Tobin (pictured) has lived with HIV for over 24 years and says there's a significant amount of ignorance about the disease.

Ms Tobin says despite the number of Aboriginal woman living with HIV being relatively small, it's vital they receive support in their communities.

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