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December 12th, 2013
Too many youth turning to violence – Arliene T. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - To end the “16 days of Activism against Violence” on December 10, 2013 the Ministry of Health and Social Development, through the Office of Gender Affairs, joined the rest of the world in observing International Human Rights Day.

October 19th, 2012
Problem in Paradise- VI must face reality of Domestic Violence- Rev. Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reported cases of Domestic Violence in the Territory continue to increase alarmingly and Rev. Sandra Walters-Malone believes the Virgin Islands can no longer pretend it is not a reality if it is to seriously tackle the social scourge.

October 1st, 2012
A Hidden Truth

By Theodore James

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I join in a collaborative effort with the Office of Gender Affairs in writing this piece on Domestic Violence.

September 24th, 2012
Public invited to register for self defense classes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Office of Gender Affairs, in collaboration with the Tortola Judo Club, is inviting the public to attend Self Defense and Personal Safety classes. The self defense classes are part of the events planned to observe the upcoming Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.


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