BVI To Mark October 7 As National Purple Day

Friday, 23 September 2016 - 4:21pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are encouraged to wear purple, the international colour of domestic violence awareness, on Friday, October 7 as part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities. 

Three British Overseas Territories Unite On Gender Affairs

Friday, 24 June 2016 - 3:30pm

The Office of Gender Affairs in the British Virgin Islands has shared its expertise on gender affairs with the Turks and Caicos following a two-week attachment of the Director of Gender of Turks and Caicos, Mrs. Carolyn Dickenson.

Virgin Gorda Students Learn About Healthy Relationships

Monday, 30 May 2016 - 1:00pm

Students in Virgin Gorda participated in a ‘Youth Empowerment Day’ programme organised by the Guidance Counselor at Bregardo Flax Educational Centre, Kia Huggins in collaboration with the Office of Gender Affairs. 

Female Students Advocate For Parity

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 - 3:45pm

Female students in the Virgin Islands are taking centre stage in advocating for persons to make a pledge for parity and equity during this month.

Forum Empowers Female Students To Become Successful

Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 4:15pm

Female students at the Bregado Flax Educational Centre in Virgin Gorda received the road map on how to become successful young women at a recent all-girls empowerment forum.

BVI Receives United Nations Support To Reduce Family Violence

Thursday, 3 December 2015 - 4:00pm

The Territory is receiving assistance in its efforts to reduce family violence from the United Nations organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women (UN Women).

Territory Observes 16 Days Of Activism Against Violence

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 4:45pm

The Territory will join the United Nations 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign as it observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25.

Gender Affairs Encourages Youth To Be Non-Violent

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 3:45pm

The Office of Gender Affairs educated and encouraged the students of Joyce Samuel and Francis Lettsome Primary Schools to be advocates of non-violence.

Reminder: Territory To Mark October 16 As Purple Day Of Action

Monday, 12 October 2015 - 1:45pm

All residents of the Virgin Islands are reminded to wear a purple article of clothing on Friday, October 16, as part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities. g

Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Minister Pays Courtesy Call On Minister For Health

Friday, 31 July 2015 - 4:15pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton entertains a courtesy visit by Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs of the Cayman Islands Government, Honourable Tara Rivers, JP, MLA on July 30, 2015.