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Meghan Markle just sent an important message to young girls everywhere

Posted On: 12 Oct 2019   |   Posted By: Marie Claire

Meghan Markle just sent an important message to young girls everywhere

Getty Images This week marks International Day of the Girl , with Friday seeing high profile names and brands honouring the day in special ways.
Leading the tributes was the royal family, with Meghan Markle - known for her protocol-breaking feminist speeches - addressing girls across the world in a powerful speech.
‘Every girl has potential,' Meghan says in the speech posted to the Sussex Royal Instagram account. ‘She has promise. She has the right to learn, the right to be heard, the right to play, and to discover. The right to be exactly who she is.'
Meghan continues: ‘So, to each one of you - keep asking questions. Keep pushing forward. Keep shining brightly. Know your worth, and know that we are behind you every step of the way.'
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Today is International DayoftheGirl, a day observed globally and created by the United Nations to acknowledge the gender inequality that exists worldwide. Be it lack of access to education, stigma surrounding MHM, forced child marriage,...

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