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The Royal Family 2h
Today at Sunshine House, Southwark, The Duchess of Cambridge met the . The Family Nurse Partnership is a voluntary home visiting programme for first-time parents aged 24 and under. Visit for more!
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The Royal Family 2h
The women and girls from showcased their exquisite handmade products, from scarves to linen lunch bags, during a fashion show and performance. An extra special thank you to The Countess's dance partner, 15 year old Gizele from the Democratic Republic of the Congo!
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The Royal Family 2h
Replying to @WeAreRefuSHE
.'s Girls Empowerment Programme teaches refugee women and girls textile skills, from hand and machine stitching to tie-dye, helping them to earn an independent income. HRH saw some of the girls' beautiful handmade products on display.
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The Royal Family 2h
The Countess of Wessex met young women and girls who have fled conflict in neighbouring countries, and are now being helped by which provides shelter, education, and community outreach services to thousands of refugees in Kenya.
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Replying to @RoyalFamily
"...Together we need to have an increased focus on ending gender inequality and discrimination, and an increased focus on building environments that enable women’s political participation and economic empowerment." Read The Countess's speech in full:
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The Royal Family 4h
"As a passionate advocate of the Commonwealth, I believe that this great family of nations has a vital role to play in leading the world on gender equality issues." (1/2) The Countess of Wessex addresses the Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting in Nairobi.
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The Royal Family 4h
Replying to @RoyalFamily
"...Together we need to have an increased focus on ending gender inequality and discrimination, and an increased focus on building environments that enable women’s political participation and economic empowerment." Read HRH's speech in full ➡️
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UK in Kenya 8h
Pleased to welcome HRH The Countess of Wessex to Kenya today 🇰🇪 Her Royal Highness will participate in the 12th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting in Nairobi, as part of a visit focussed on gender equality, preventing sexual violence in conflict, & girls’ education
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The Royal Family 6h
Replying to @RoyalFamily
Today The Countess is attending the 12th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. Ministers of Women's Affairs from 28 Commonwealth countries have come together to turn commitment to action on achieving gender equality and empowering women.
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The Royal Family 6h
Earlier this year The Countess of Wessex publicly pledged her commitment to make two key areas a central pillar of her work: ♦️The Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda. ♦️The UK’s Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI)
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The Royal Family 24h
Replying to @RoyalFamily
At the Auckland project, HRH – a trained architect - was shown how two historic buildings, a former school and bank, have been merged to create an art gallery, before planting a fruit tree in the orchard to mark his visit.
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The Royal Family 24h
Replying to @TomlinsonHall
The Duke of Gloucester learnt about ’s support for the Billingham Legacy Foundation which helps fund local community groups.
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The Royal Family 24h
Replying to @TomlinsonHall
At The Duke joined celebrations for another local company celebrating a landmark anniversary. The pump distributors have been operating for 100 years. HRH was greeted by local schoolchildren before finding out more about the organisation’s 100-year heritage.
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The Royal Family 24h
Replying to @RoyalFamily
The Teeside company celebrates its 25th year of trading this year. The Duke marked the anniversary by unveiling a plaque before presenting a gift to the company’s longest-serving employee of 25 years.
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The Royal Family 24h
Yesterday, The Duke of Gloucester carried out a day of engagements in Durham. At Wilton Engineering, HRH met staff members and apprentices from the coating and blasting workshop as well as finding out more about the company’s logistics and quayside activities.
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The Royal Family Sep 18
Replying to @intaward
HRH then met participants, volunteers and youth leaders from Award centres across the Alice Springs area at Yiara College. 🎸 The Earl visited the Guitar workshops and technology rooms to see some of the work being carried out by the students as part of their .
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The Royal Family Sep 18
Replying to @intaward
The Earl of Wessex later took part in a Q&A session at at Sanderson Middle School, Darwin, with current students. HRH spoke about his experience completing the Award. 🇦🇺
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The Royal Family Sep 18
Replying to @intaward
At the Royal National Park in Bundeena on Saturday, The Earl visited a trail dedicated to the 60th Anniversary of the 🏞 Whilst there, HRH met young Australians working towards achieving their Awards.
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The Royal Family Sep 18
The Earl of Wessex’s has come to an end – after a weekend marking the 60th Anniversary of the in the country 🎉 On Friday, HRH presented 350 Awards in the largest Gold Award presentation outside of the UK to date. 📍 Sydney Town Hall.
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The Royal Family Sep 17
Replying to @RoyalFamily
The charity runs a range of youth clubs, sports and family activities which help disabled children forge friendships, try new things & have fun. HRH was shown the sensory room, music room and play space & met staff, volunteers, ambassadors and trustees.
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