Ministry of Health & Social Development
Office of Gender Affairs
Release Date:
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 4:25pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are encouraged to wear purple on Wednesday, October 31 as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities. 

Purple is the international colour of domestic violence awareness, and the Office of Gender Affairs is aiming to create a national demonstration of unity against domestic violence and to show support to survivors in observance of the occasion.

This year’s theme is “Domestic Violence Awareness + Action = Life Change".

For more information on the schedule of activities, please contact the Office of Gender Affairs at 852- 7783 or visit www.bvi.gov.vg.


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ministry of Health and Social Development
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Email: ministryofhealth@gov.vg
Telephone: 1(284)468-2272 or 2174