Meghan Markle recently joined New York Times BookDeal Online Summit. There she discussed and attended professional parties and many more.
The Duchess of Sussex also touched upon her decision to fight for the paid leave issue in the US and defended that it wasn’t a “political” but a humanitarian in a seeming response for the backlash she had received for the same.
On the event, Meghan Markle was asked that if she had any anxiety about getting involved in the politics. After that she wrote a letter to Congress advocating for paid family leave and also cold-called senators about getting involved in the issue.
Denying that her fight for the issue is a political engagement, the Duchess of Sussex said, “I don’t see this as a political issue, frankly.”
Also added how the things have change for the Royal Family and it’s members who maintain the political issue.
“Look, there is certainly a precedent amongst my husband’s family and the royal family of not having any involvement in politics but I think this is, I mean, paid leave, from my standpoint, is a humanitarian issue,” via The Independent.
The Duchess of Sussex further continued adding that she has always stood up for what’s right since she was a child. Markle also agreed that it’s an issue that is closer to heart even more now after the birth of her and Prince Harry’s two children.
Meghan Markle had received backlash over political activism especially for referring to herself as the Duchess of Sussex while addressing letters to US Senators
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