Message by Honourable Marlon Penn For International Women's Day

Thursday, 9 March 2023 - 5:00pm

Today, on International Women's Day, we honour the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world. It is a day set aside to celebrate the strides made towards gender equality, while also recognizing the obstacles we still face.

Four Women Honoured For International Women’s Day

Thursday, 9 March 2023 - 1:29pm

Four women are featured as they received bouquets of flowers on International Women’s Day for their contribution to the field of technology in the Virgin Islands both in the public and private sectors.

Wear Purple, Green And White Colours On March 8

Tuesday, 7 March 2023 - 3:31pm

The public is invited to wear Purple, green and white colours on March 8 in observance of International Women's Day.

Wear Purple, Green Or White For International Women’s Day

Tuesday, 7 March 2023 - 2:19pm

March 8 is being celebrated as International Women’s Day under the theme “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality. 

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.

Men’s Health Week To Promote Health And Wellness

Monday, 13 June 2022 - 3:29pm

The Office of Gender Affairs is celebrating men this month by promoting health and wellness as part of Men’s Health Week from June 13 to 17.

11 Women And 4 Girls Honoured For Women’s Day

Thursday, 10 March 2022 - 2:28pm

 Eleven women and four girls were recognised for their contribution to the Territory’s climate change and disaster risk reduction management agenda as part of International Women’s Day activities.  

Office Of Gender Affairs Calls For Protection Of Women

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 - 2:47pm

The Office of Gender Affairs is calling for the protection of women and children in observance of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence.

Office Of Gender Affairs Celebrates Women On The Frontlines

Monday, 8 March 2021 - 5:09pm

The Office of Gender Affairs has recognised women on the frontlines working daily during the COVID-19 pandemic in celebration of International Women’s Day.