Photo and Caption

Ministry of Health & Social Development
Social Development
Release Date:
Friday, 26 April 2019 - 10:44am

Pinwheels are spinning on the dual-carriageway in Road Town Tortola for this year’s Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month. The pinwheel is an adopted symbol that represents all types of abuse which are sexual, physical verbal and neglect which is the leading type of abuse reported in the Virgin Islands. Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month is being observed under the theme, ‘Every Child Matters’.  (Photo Credit: Ronnielle Frazer/GIS)


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ministry of Health and Social Development
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Telephone: 1(284)468-2272 or 2174