Duchess of Sussex Visits Action Aid South Africa

In her second appointment today, Meghan visited with the charity Action Aid South Africa (AASA) where she continued to learn more about gender-based violence and the services available to women and children from this charity. 

AASA describe themselves as a global justice federation working to achieve social justice, gender equality and poverty eradication. 
Duchess of Sussex at Action Aid in Johannesburg
Meghan greeted on arrival at Action Aid
In South Africa, Action Aid work with poor communities to help them realise their rights and enjoy a life of dignity. Rural poverty remains a key focus of their work at the same time the charity realises that there in an increasingly urbanized population and so they have increased their work in these areas.

Meghan met privately with some girls who are being supported by Action Aid and by The Teddy Bear Clinic, a service which provides support to children and families affected by domestic and sexual abuse.

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