As a part of a 10-day tour cape town though Nyanga township was visited by Meghan Markle and prince harry. It was the royal couple’s first official tour since the birth of their son Archie.
It is situated in the outskirt of the city and is really known for its primeval shorelines, the town is entangled in violence and has the highest homicide rate in the country.
After landing, the royal couple surprised young girls who were actually in the middle of taking a self-defense class. There they addressed the crowd and stressed about how much it is important to empower women and to eliminate a sort of gender violence that happen to occur
For women, south Africa is termed to be one of the most dangerous places particularly, about 40,00 incidents of rape have taken place from April 2018 to March 2019.
Prince Harry stated that no man is born to cause harm to women while touching what the president said last month.
He added “ it’s about redefining masculinity, it’s about creating your own footprint for your children to follow in so that you can make a positive change for the future”
The Duchess of Sussex Meghan has been supporting women rights even before marrying prince harry in 2017. She acknowledged girls “standing up for what’s right in the face of difficulty.”
She said “ your commitment to stand up for what is right is stimulating and exciting”
Meghan added that while she’s there with her husband as a member of the royal family, she is there as a mother, a wife, a woman of color and a sister”.