Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Met Malala Yousafzai Over Video Chat

Following on from the likes of Michelle Obama and more, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex continued their digital conversations with a very special chat with Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to win the Nobel Prize. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry joined the celebrated activist for International Day Of Girls (Oct. 11) to help support her ongoing fight for girls’ right to education.

From their home in Montecito, California, the Royals spoke about the role education played in their lives, as well as how they’ve adjusted to the pandemic. Markle, who often speaks out about women empowerment, shared how happy she was to support Malala’s cause: “When young girls have access to education everyone wins and everyone succeeds. It just opens the door to societal success at every level,” said the Duchess. “So much is at stake when we don’t give a young woman the opportunity to learn and to

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Meghan Markle Says Denying Education To Girls Is ‘Robbing’ Society Of Cultural Richness

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  • Meghan Markle says educating girls opens the door for “societal success”
  • Markle and Prince Harry joined Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai for a video call on International Day of the Girl Child
  • Prince Harry shared that educating young girls can also help address climate change

Meghan Markle recently delivered an important message, saying that denying education to girls is like “robbing” the society of its cultural richness.

Markle and husband Prince Harry recently joined Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on a video call and discussed how education plays an important role in the lives of young girls on International Day of the Girl Child, which was observed Sunday.

“When young girls have access to education, everyone wins and everyone succeeds. It just opens the door for societal success at the highest level. It’s not just robbing society of the cultural richness that comes with educating young

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Talk With Malala | Video

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry celebrated International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11 with an exemplary young leader, Malala Yousafzai. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had a virtual chat with Malala to emphasize the need for equal education worldwide and bring attention to the lack of opportunities for girls specifically.

As the group discussed, there are “barriers preventing 130 million girls from going to school,” with the potential to inhibit even more as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “When young girls have access to education, everyone wins and everyone succeeds. It just opens the door for societal success at the highest level,” Meghan said, explaining why it’s essential for people to pay attention to this issue.

Malala, a recent university graduate herself, elaborated on the dangers that can befall girls who don’t engage in active schooling. “An additional 20 million more girls are at risk of

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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Talk About Archie’s 1st Steps, Milestones

While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s move to the U.S. coincided with the global coronavirus pandemic and has forced them to quarantine at home, the couple admitted in a video interview on Sunday, October 11, that the time has allowed them to savor precious moments with their son, Archie, and be there for all of his milestones.

The royal couple spoke with Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai from a sofa in their Santa Barbara, California, home to commemorate International Day of the Girl and talk about the importance of education to empower young women around the world.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Talk About Archie's First Steps in Chat with Malala Yousafzai
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, and son Archie TOBY MELVILLE/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke about their own experiences at school and Meghan, 39, who has championed the importance of girls’ education for years, shared her priorities for the pair’s 17-month-old son.

“To be able to raise our son in

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Speak With Malala Yousafzai About the Challenges Girls Face Accessing Education



Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Ziauddin Yousafzai are posing for a picture: Harry and Meghan's conversation with Malala "looked at COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on young women’s access to education."


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Harry and Meghan’s conversation with Malala “looked at COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on young women’s access to education.”

Since stepping back as senior royals, Prince Harry and Meghan have taken part in several high profile appearances and discussions. And now they have filmed a chat with global icon Malala Yousafzai which will be aired on Sunday in honor of International Day of the Girl.

T&C understands that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke with Malala about the challenges that women and girls face around the world accessing education, especially in light of the pandemic. “Their conversation looked at COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on young women’s access to education and how everyone can all contribute to a more equal future for girls, as well as the value of education in their own lives,” a source said.

The chat will be streamed on the Malala Fund’s website and YouTube Channel

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to speak with Malala Yousafzai about COVID-19’s impact on girls’ education

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, are scheduled to appear in a video Sunday with activist and Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai to discuss the barriers facing girls in their access to education around the world amid the coronavirus pandemic.



Prince Harry, Meghan Markle looking at a cell phone: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to speak with Malala Yousafzai about COVID-19's impact on girls' education


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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to speak with Malala Yousafzai about COVID-19’s impact on girls’ education

According to the Associated Press, the conversation will be published on the Malala Fund’s YouTube channel and website in celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child.

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The United Nations declared Oct. 11 as the International Day of the Girl in 2011 to promote girls’ rights and address obstacles young women face across the world.

The Malala Fund, founded in 2013 by Yousafzai and her father, Ziauddin, is an international nonprofit organization partnering with girls education initiatives in various countries, including Afghanistan, Brazil and India.

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