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May 1st, 2024
'Eliminating gender inequalities' a top priority for Gov’t'- Armstrong Jones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A training workshop to advance gender awareness in the workplace was hosted for several gender focal points from within Government organisations and statutory bodies on April 24, 2024.

February 11th, 2024
Office of Gender Affairs & HM Prison discuss gender-focused initiatives

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- The Office of Gender Affairs and His Majesty’s Prison have held discussions on gender-related initiatives and training for staff and inmates at the institution.

October 25th, 2023
Governor’s Office & Office of Gender Affairs mark International Day of the Girl

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Earlier this month the Governor’s Office in collaboration with the Office of Gender Affairs observed International Day of the Girl on October 11, 2023. The aim of this year’s campaign was to highlight inspirational girls who are helping to drive change locally.

March 11th, 2020
Governor lauds VI’s gender equality efforts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, speaking on International Women’s Day observed Sunday, March 8, 2020, has praised the strides made by the Virgin Islands towards gender equality.

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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