The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Public Service Union, PSU, said it is concerned about the level of violence committed against women and girls in the society.
The PSU said it is deeply disturbed by the most recent incident, which has sent shockwaves throughout the nursing fraternity and the PSU family, since the victim was a member of the union.
The Union extended deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Arianna Taylor-Israel, who it described as a dedicated and hard-working member of the Nursing Fraternity.
The statement said the Union strongly condemns all acts of violence committed against the women of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the world as a whole.
The PSU said it is open to any other organization that wishes to unite in the fight against all forms of violence.
The Union said it is inviting its members and the public to unite in the fight against violence in any shape or form.