Dear Sister and partners,
Happy New Year and Greetings from the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) Global office.2016 was a fast paced, action packed fabulous year, full of activities and opportunities for participation, engagement and partnerships for women living with HIV across the globe………… thanks for making it another great year for ICW.
We believe 2017 promises nothing less. We have jump started the year with enthusiasm at the opportunities presented to us which continue to build our internal capacity and foster new and exciting partnerships, increase our representation and visibility and most importantly create more spaces for our voices to be heard and acted on…………collaboration is key to our success!
With support from the International Steering Committee (ISC), and regional partners we are embarking on developing a new dynamic Strategic plan that remains committed to embracing our sisterhood, learning from experiences so far and planning effectively for strengthened collective action that will ensure an even stronger and more united Global network of Women Living with HIV with greater reach and scope to influence within global, regional, and country level platforms………….Go team!
As we continue to celebrate our 25th Anniversary of Global sisterhood, we reflect on the journey so far, individual women make up our network and have achieved great success by joining and building a strong trusted movement to give voice to our issues.
We are incredibly excited as we continue to create change together in the next phase of the ICW journey. We invite you to join and support us in realizing our goals and mission to promote global awareness and policy reform while remaining responsive to emerging and critical issues of all women and girls living with HIV………….support another 25 years of sisterhood!
You can support our actions by visiting out website www.iamicw.org/donate or contacting me directly firstname.lastname@example.org today to stand with us in 2017 as we continue to demand space and create platforms to hear and respond to the issues that most impact on our lives…………. Keeping us on the agenda!
I am ICW ………...join us in 2017