Women’s Health in Women’s Hands – the only health centre in the country for black women and women of colour, specializing in HIV/AIDS, diabetes, hypertension, gender violence and political advocacy.
Black women in Toronto, who make up 63 per cent of all HIV-positive women.
The fact there aren’t any research agencies that are looking at this.
“Trying to convince the government about the importance of addressing the health care needs of marginalized communities.On World AIDS Day, we released our first documentary, following the lives of eight HIV-positive women from African and Caribbean communities. We’re extremely proud of it because it provides a tool for people to actually see what the issues are.”