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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are celebrating Women’s History Month.
In an announcement on their website, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced a new round of grants through their Archewell Foundation for organizations advancing gender equality.
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“As we enter Women’s History Month and ahead of International Women’s Day next week, the Archewell Foundation is announcing a number of nonprofit investments in leading organizations working to advance gender equity, develop policies that empower women and families, ensure meaningful media representation for women, and provide women with a network of tools and support to find employment,” reads the statement. ‘announcement.
On the first day of Women’s History Month, we are pleased to announce that the Archewell Foundation will support Smart Works with a grant to help activate a major research project on female unemployment in the UK. To learn more, visit the Archewell website. https://t.co/OfZzF2TNvL pic.twitter.com/w2SU1jGwzd
— Smart Works Charity (@SmartWorksHQ) March 1, 2022
“As we celebrate the contributions of women throughout history and reflect on the work that remains to be done to achieve a safe, just and equal world for women and girls, the Archewell Foundation is proud to advance the missions of following groups through new grants,” the statement added.
The new grants will support four organizations: the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown University Law Center, the National Women’s Law Center, 19th and Smart Works.
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“We are so grateful to Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and the Archewell Foundation for their continued support of Smart Works’ mission and continued growth,” said Kate Stephens, CEO of Smart Works, according to Good morning! magazine. “Whether in person or remotely, we are committed to providing women with the tools they need to feel confident at such a critical time in their lives, and the research we undertake will shed light on the challenges they face. are confronted.
The National Women’s Law Center reacted to Meghan and Harry’s support on Twitter.
We are delighted to receive support from the Archewell Foundation, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex! Their amplification of issues critical to women’s progress couldn’t come at a more critical time in the fight for gender justice.https://t.co/9MpBCjjfN2
— National Women’s Rights Center (@nwlc) March 1, 2022