Residents of the Virgin Islands are encouraged to wear purple on Wednesday, October 31 as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities.
Persons advocating against domestic violence are being urged to put action to their words.
Domestic Violence Awareness Day will be celebrated on October 27 as efforts continue to reduce the occurrence of domestic violence locally.
Virgin Gorda residents joined in solidarity for an awareness walk last weekend to remember the late Zabrina O’Neal who lost her life due to domestic violence.
The Office of Gender Affairs joined forces with the Royal Virgins Police Force, the Social Development Department and the Family Support Network (FSN) for a series of domestic violence sensitization sessions.
Residents of the British Virgin Islands are encouraged to ‘Step up, Speak out and Seek help’ as indicated by this year’s driving theme for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.