Partnership For Peace Programme Commences Its 20th Cycle

Wednesday, 26 July 2023 - 1:10pm

The 20th cycle for the Office of Gender Affairs Partnership for Peace (PfP): A Violence Intervention Programme commenced earlier this month.

Statement By Premier Wheatley - One-On-One Press Conference October 28, 2022

Friday, 28 October 2022 - 6:15pm

Good morning to the people of the Virgin Islands and members of the media.

Self Defense Class Postponed To October 31

Thursday, 27 October 2022 - 4:40pm

The Office of Gender Affairs is notifying the public that this evening’s self-defense class will be postponed due to the inclement weather.

Paint The Town Purple On Friday October 21

Thursday, 20 October 2022 - 12:02pm

The public is invited to wear purple this Friday October 21 to raise awareness on domestic violence issues locally.

Church Service Kicks Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Monday, 3 October 2022 - 1:59pm

His Excellency the Governor John J. Rankin CMG, Junior Minister for Tourism Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and the Zonta Club of Tortola, along with many others, congregated with the Office of Gender Affairs at the New Testament Church of God on Sunday, October 2 to kick start Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

‘Know Your Worth’ For Domestic Violence Awareness

Thursday, 30 September 2021 - 3:44pm

Gender Affairs Coordinator, Ms. Tara Sue Morgan has explained that the theme, ’Know your Worth” for Domestic Violence Awareness Month is a call for persons to advocate for the love that they deserve.

Wear Blue Jeans On April 30 To Support Child Abuse Survivors

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 - 5:17pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to Wear Blue Jeans and their Child Abuse Prevention Tee shirts on Friday, April 30, in a demonstration of unity against child abuse.

BVI To Paint The Town Purple On October 28

Tuesday, 27 October 2020 - 1:50pm

Residents of the British Virgin Islands are encouraged to wear purple clothing and masks on October 28 in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Paint The Town Purple On October 28

Monday, 26 October 2020 - 2:50pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to wear purple clothing or face masks on Wednesday, October 28 as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities.

Virtual Domestic Violence Protocol Training

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 2:20pm

Private medical practitioners, faith-based leaders, social/non-profit organisation leaders and any other stakeholders or interested persons are invited to a National Domestic Violence Protocol Training.