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Ministry of Health & Social Development
Gender Affairs
Release Date:
Monday, 4 December 2023 - 2:57pm

Members of Statutory Bodies across the Virgin Islands selected as gender focal points are featured at the recently held Office of Gender Affairs’ gender focal point workshop. The workshop was held under the theme: Building Gender Awareness/Sensitivity in the Statutory Bodies: A Workshop. The main objectives of the session were to introduce participants to basic concepts in gender and gender related terms, increase participants’ knowledge and sharpen their skills on gender awareness and sensitivity also to create a core group of Gender Focal Points who can advocate for gender equality in their respective Statutory Bodies. The meeting was facilitated by Office of Gender Affairs Coordinator Ms. Patricia Hackett.


Fitsroy Randall

Information Officer I
Ministry of Health and Social Development
Vornicia's House of Commerce, Long Bush
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
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