Women’s Empowerment

Meghan Markle UN Speech
Meghanpedia

By Alyson North

Gender equality

Aged 11 Meghan successfully campaigned for a company to alter their television advert that had used sexist language to sell dishwashing (washing-up) liquid.

Supporting women leaders

Meghan’s endorsement of Givenchy, the French fashion House which designed her wedding gown, has revived the brand with Givenchy opening its first standalone store in London in 2018.

Credit: Courtesy of Givenchy, via Vogue UK

Meghan announced two grants for women’s participation in educational leadership to Fiji National University and the University of the South Pacific. These grants will provide training to enhance skills and promote female leadership in decision making positions in academia and faculty positions.

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Last updated on June 26th, 2019

References

Meghan's message of female empowerment in Fiji - BBC News Link
Givenchy Unveils Its First London Flagship December 6, 2018 Link
Young Meghan Markle Fought Sexist Ad Link