It's been two years since Samra Zafar shared her harrowing story of escape from an abusive marriage. After a decade of abuse, and years of inspiring others, she's redefined what it means to be a wife and a woman.
Meghan Markle has long been a champion of women's rights and female empowerment. Traditionally the Royal Family has always steered away from subjects and issues, which cross over into politics but the Duchess of Sussex has remained vocal about the causes she cares about. Royal editor and author Ingrid Seward speaks to The Royal Box about why the Firm might not be ready for a feminist like Meghan.
Editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine Ingrid Seward has written more than a dozen books on the British Royal Family. Speaking exclusively to Yahoo UK's video series 'The Royal Box,' she shares personal anecdotes about the Queen, Prince Philip and Princess Diana. Ms Seward also speaks about Prince Harry's relationship with the media and why the Royal Family isn't ready for a feminist like Meghan Markle. Watch the full episode 17 of Yahoo UK’s show ‘The Royal Box,‘ here .
Meghan Markle has always been a renowned feminist and a champion of women's rights. Now as a member of the Royal Family, the Duchess of Sussex has continued to raise awareness of the challenges women and young girls face today within her charity work and patronages. Broadcaster Vanessa Feltz tells The Royal Box why she thinks Meghan is the "embodiment of International Women's Day."
The Duke of Edinburgh is not someone who is an obvious advocate for women's rights within the Royal Family. The Sunday Times' royal correspondent Roya Nikkhah and historian Anna Whitelock explain why they think Prince Philip is a feminist role model, through his support for the Queen and some of the sacrifices he's made.