Saturday, February 27, 2021  | 14 Rajab, 1442
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > Entertainment

Prince Harry is lucky to have Meghan: Malala Yousafzai

They talk about pandemic, and girl’s education

SAMAA | - Posted: Oct 13, 2020 | Last Updated: 5 months ago
Posted: Oct 13, 2020 | Last Updated: 5 months ago
Prince Harry is lucky to have Meghan: Malala Yousafzai

Photo: SAMAA Digital

Activist Malala Yousafzai held a conversation with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, on the International Day of the Girl.

The royals spoke about the impact of education in their lives and why the cause of girl’s education is so important to them.

“Similar to you, I think it is something that is so critical to be addressed, so critical to be fixed. And by fixing that one thing you end up fixing multiple problems,” Markle explained.

Related: Men have significant role in women empowerment: Malala Yousafzai

The couple acknowledged that they have been lucky to have the kind of education they had. “At the time, I certainly, probably wasn’t as grateful, but looking back on it now, I’m very, very blessed with having such an amazing opportunity,” Prince Harry said. “You do take it for granted. It’s a privilege. But every single person, every single child across the world needs an education.”

“I think it takes boys slightly longer to understand how important education is but they get there in the end,” Malala joked in response, adding that the duke is “lucky to have such a great companion” in Meghan.

He expressed his concern over the large number of girls who are unable to return to their schools in the COVID-19 pandemic. “To know there are 113 million girls out of education, the numbers are only going to go up. It worries me and probably worries all of us, the effect it’s going to have just not on the individual but on the world at large,” he said.

Yousafzai, who graduated from Oxford University this year, asked how important the subject of women’s education is for Markle, who worked as an advocate with the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

“What I had realised very early on was that when women have a seat at the table, conversations in terms of policy change, conversations in terms of legislation and the dynamics of the community are all shifted,” the duchess said.  

“And certainly when a woman is present at the table, she’s going to be advocating for an entire family as opposed to a patriarchal presence,” she added.

Yousafzai wrapped up the conversation by thanking the duke and duchess and shared how all those who want to support the initiative can visit her website Malala Fund and find the ways in which they can help.  

FaceBook WhatsApp

One Comment

  1. MUNIR  October 13, 2020 5:13 pm/ Reply

    You are lucky because you earns lots of there dear ): enjoy your life there baby ):

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp


Peshawar Zalmi releases official anthem for PSL6
Amna Ilyas is tired of trolls discussing her cleavage
‘Pawri’ girl Dananeer joins Peshawar Zalmi
Teaser released for Mahira Khan’s ‘Baarwan Khiladi’
Zoya Nasir, Christian Betzmann are now engaged
PEMRA issues notice to Dil Na Umeed Toh Nahin makers
Indian soldiers recreate Dananeer’s viral ‘pawri’ video
Shahroz, Sadaf say public made them think about marriage
Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor welcome second child
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp