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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The couple spoke with Malala Yousafzai on International Day of the Girl.

In a virtual discussion with Nobel Prize laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai on International Day of the Girl, the couple shared that Archie is starting to walk.

“It’s just fantastic because I think in so many ways, we are fortunate to be able to have this time to watch him grow,” added Meghan. “In the absence of COVID, we would be traveling and working more externally and we’d miss a lot of those moments. So

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Harry and Meghan discuss impact of Covid on girl’s education with Malala Yousafzai

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had a video chat with renowned education campaigner Malala Yousafzai to mark the International Day Of The Girl.

The trio spoke about how the Covid-19 outbreak has impacted young women’s access to education and the importance of learning.

Ms Yousafzai was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman at the age of 15 after campaigning for girls to be educated in her native Pakistan.


She went on to found the non-profit Malala Fund to support her work raising awareness of the difficulties facing girls accessing education, and was the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2014

Ms Yousafzai called for a commitment to girls’ education (Getty Images)

Harry said every single person needs an education.

He said: “We do take it for granted and it is a

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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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