November 29, 2022 – 18.45 GMT
After an emotional event, Queen Consort Camilla sends a rare tweet message to Camilla
After delivering a speech at a Violence Against Women and Girls Event, Queen Consort Camilla took to Twitter to share a rare message.
“We unite today to face, rightly, the global pandemic in violence against women.” With such difficult challenges, it can be difficult for us to know what practical steps to take to make an impact.” The tweet was signed off with the following:Her Majesty the Queen Consort.”
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Camilla was joined by Queen Rania from Jordan, Queen Mathilde in Belgium, Crown Princess Mary and Mary of Denmark at this reception at Buckingham Palace. It was part of UN 16 days against Gender-Based Violence.
Olena Zelenska (first lady of Ukraine), former Spice Girl Mel B and television presenter Lorraine Kelly and Carrie Johnson (wife of Boris Johnson), were guests of honor.
Camilla also met Zara McDermott from reality TV, who talked about her efforts to eradicate the evil of revenge porn.
Tuesday’s speech marked Camilla’s first Queen Consort speech after the death Queen Elizabeth II
“We are uniting today to confront, rightly, what has been called a global pandemic of violence against women. Faced with such challenges, it can be hard to know what practical steps we can take to even begin to make a difference.”
– Her Majesty The Queen Consort pic.twitter.com/HE9lS4uVp9
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) November 29, 2022 “We are uniting today to confront, rightly, what has rightly been called a global pandemic of violence against women,” she said.
It can be difficult to see the practical steps that can be taken to make a real difference when faced with such difficulties.
“Over the years, during my previous role, had the privilege to meet many survivors and those affected by domestic violence; and also shared in the grief of families who lost their loved ones to violence. I was repeatedly reminded that listening and remembering are the best ways to help.
Camilla was joined by more 300 guests at her reception
She continued, “We refuse to become desensitized by cold facts or figures and we will keep the names of these women alive.”
I have learned from speaking with these courageous survivors that they are looking for the opportunity to be heard and believed in order to prevent other people suffering. They are aware that their stories can have power, and by telling their stories, they become the authors of their futures instead of being victims.
“I’ve heard many examples of victims becoming victors using their experiences as a way to help others escape abusive situations.