Queen Consort Camilla hosts a Buckingham Palace reception

Queen Consort Camilla hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace for guests such as Spice Girl Mel B and Queen Rania of Jordan.

Camilla, 75, held the event in London today to raise awareness of violence against women and girls, as part of the United Nations’ 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. 

The reception was attended by around 300 people including survivors and their families, as well as famous faces including television presenter Lorraine Kelly, reality TV star Zara McDermott as well as Ukraine’s First Lady Olena Zelenska.

Queen Mathilde of Belgium, the First Lady of Sierra Leone, as well as the Countess of Wessex, and former prime minister Boris Johnson’s wife Carrie and his sister Rachel Johnson were also present.

Queen Consort Camilla has hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace with guests including Spice Girl Mel B, Queen Rania of Jordan and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. Pictured, Sophie Wessex, Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Camilla, Rania, Mary

Camilla, 75, Held The Event In London Today To Raise Awareness Of Violence Against Women And Girls, As Part Of The United Nations' 16 Days Of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Pictured, The Royal With Mel B

The Royal With Zara Mcdermott

Camilla, 75 years old, organized the London event today in support of 16 days of UN activism against gender-based violence. Pictured is the royal with Mel B (left), Zara McDermott and Zara (right).

The guests also included politicians and charity representatives from SafeLives, Women’s Aid and Refuge. 

Camilla, who gave a powerful speech at this event, spoke with Suella Braverman, Home Secretary, and Steve Barclay (Health Secretary) in the white drawing room. 

Melanie Brown, a former Spice Girl, was dressed in her leopard print and chatting with Camilla. Camilla chose to wear a simple white dress. 

Zara McDermott was also interviewed by the Queen Consort. Zara has previously spoken about her efforts in ending the scourge called’revenge porn’.

The Reception Was Attended By Around 300 People Including Survivors And Their Families, As Well As Famous Faces Including Television Presenter Lorraine Kelly, Reality Tv Star Zara Mcdermott As Well As Ukraine'S First Lady Olena Zelenska

Around 300 people attended the reception, including survivors and their families as well famous faces like Lorraine Kelly, Zara McDermott, reality TV star, and Olena Zelenska, Ukraine’s First Lady.

Queen Mathilde Of Belgium, The First Lady Of Sierra Leone, As Well As The Countess Of Wessex , And Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson'S Wife Carrie And His Sister Rachel Johnson Were Also Present. Pictured, The Royal With Mel B

The Royal With Mel B

Queen Mathilde of Belgium was present, as was the First Lady in Sierra Leone and the Countess de Wessex. Former prime minister Boris Johnson’s wife Carrie, and Rachel Johnson, his sister, were also present. Pictured, the royal with Mel B

The Guests Also Included Politicians And Charity Representatives From Safelives, Women'S Aid And Refuge

Representatives from SafeLives and Women’s Aid, as well as representatives of charities Refuge and Women’s Aid were also present.

In what could be seen to indicate how important this issue is to Camilla’s, she used her first solo engagement as a royal to meet domestic abusers at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

All of Camilla’s Queen’s companions – who were announced at the weekend – appeared publicly with her for the first time at the reception.

Buckingham Palace said that the 75 year-old Queen will have six Queens companions, and not traditional ladies-inwaiting. They are trusted friends who will support her in her important official and state duties.

Yesterday Camilla hosted Princess Mary and Queen Rania at Clarence House in preparation for the reception.

Camilla looked stunning in a blue gown when she was photographed alongside two other royal ladies.

Yesterday, Camilla Hosted Queen Rania And Princess Mary At Clarence House Ahead Of The Reception

Yesterday Camilla hosted Princess Mary and Queen Rania at Clarence House in preparation for the reception 

Rania, 52 years old, wore a teal frock and matching heels with gem-encrusted cuffs. Mary, 50 years old, looked stunning in a monochrome check skirt with black blouse.

The Queen of Jordan shared this photo on Instagram of Rania and Camilla, who are married to the Danish Crown Prince of Denmark Frederik.

“A wonderful afternoon with Her Majesty Queen Consort Camilla and Her Rania captioned, “Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary from Denmark,”

Meanwhile, Ms Zelenska said it ‘means a lot’ to have been invited to the palace event.

She spoke through a translator to the PA news agency and said that it was important for the democratic world to unite in the face violence against women, girls, and other minorities.

She Many rapes were committed after the invasion of Ukraine, according to reports.

Ms. Zelenska expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to be there. “We now face a lot of rapes of Ukrainian children and women by Russian soldiers.

“This afternoon I will have to speak in front of Parliament of the UK. The youngest victim of rape in Ukraine is four-year-old, while the eldest is 85.

“When the efforts and determination of the democratic world come together to tackle such problems, it is always a sign that we will prevail.”

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