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Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle attend the UK team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the University of Bath in Bath, England, April 6, 2018.
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Girls & Women

Meghan Markle Encourages Girls to Become Leaders in Resurfaced UN Ad


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The UN’s Global Goals call for equal rights for women and girls around the world. Right now feminism is experiencing one of its biggest moments ever, and we should encourage young girls to rise against the odds to push for social change. You can join us by taking action to support the fight for gender equality here.

The honeymoon certainly isn’t over between Meghan Markle and feminism.

The Duchess of Sussex continues to use her platform as a royal to empower women, even when it's in a newly resurfaced United Nations ad encouraging girls to become leaders, reported Elle.

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The actress and UN Women ambassador appears in the short film alongside other prominent women from across the globe, set to a Florence and the Machine song titled ”Spectrum.”

The tagline of the video, which was first screened in 2015, reads, “We see potential leaders everywhere … It's time for more women to see it in themselves. Nominate a woman in your life.”

This is a sentiment Markle has repeated over the last year.

“I hear a lot of people saying when speaking about girls’ empowerment finding and knowing their worth, or women’s empowerment as well. You’ll often hear people say, you’re helping women find their voices,” Meghan told the audience at Royal Foundation Forum earlier this year.

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“And I fundamentally disagree with that because women don’t need to find a voice, they have a voice," she said. "They need to feel empowered to use it and people need to be encouraged to listen."