Ministry of Health & Social Development
Social Development
Public Health
Release Date:
Monday, 5 October 2015 - 5:00pm

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

In marking this occasion, the Office of Gender Affairs aims to create a significant demonstration of unity against domestic violence and provide support to survivors.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is observed under the theme, “You Can Be The Change”.

For more information on the schedule of activities, please contact the Office of Gender Affairs at 468-3701, extension 2234 or 2236 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