Office of Gender Affairs
Public Health
Release Date:
Monday, 26 September 2016 - 4:40pm

The Office of Gender Affairs, with the support of the O’Neal and George families, is inviting the public, and especially Virgin Gorda residents to an Awareness Walk in remembrance of the late Zabrina O’Neal.

The walk will take place on Saturday, October 8 in Virgin Gorda. Persons are asked to assemble at the H. Lavity Stoutt College Parking Lot at 5:30 p.m. The walk will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. to the Bregado Flax Educational Centre and returns to the college.

Walkers are also encouraged to wear a shade of purple in remembrance of the late Zabrina O’Neal who lost her life back in 1999 due to domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is observed in October under the theme, ‘Step up, Speak Out, Seek Help!’

For more information on the schedule of activities, please contact the Office of Gender Affairs at 468-3701, extension 2234 or 2236 or visit www.bvi.gov.vg.


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ag. Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health and Social Development
Telephone: 468-3701 ext. 852 7742
Email:    asoverall@gov.vg