Meghan Markle has delighted fans with an appearance during the Vax Live telecast,
showing off her growing baby bump.
The Duchess of Sussex discussed the effects of COVID-19 in her message, including that
a generation of progress had been wiped out for women of color
Meghan,39 is expecting her second child, acted as a campaign chair of the event to
support the global vaccination effort with Prince Harry.
Speaking via a video message, she said: “The past year has been defined by communities
coming together tirelessly and heroically to tackle Covid-19. We’ve gathered tonight
because the road ahead is getting brighter.
“But it’s going to take every one of us to find our way forward. As campaign chairs
of Vax Live, my husband and I believe it’s critical that our recovery prioritizes the health,
safety and success of everyone – and particularly women, who have been
disproportionately affected by this pandemic.”
Meghan, who looked smart in a red floral shirt dress, also spoke about her pregnancy
as she cradled her bump.
She said: “My husband and I are thrilled to soon be welcoming a daughter.
“It’s a feeling of joy we share with millions of other families around the world.
When we think of her, we think of all the young women and girls around the globe
who must be given the ability and the support to lead us forward.
“Their future leadership depends on the decisions we make and the actions we take
now to set them up, and set all of us up, for a successful, equitable,
and compassionate tomorrow. …
We want to make sure that as we recover, we recover stronger. That as we rebuild,
we rebuild together