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The Wessex Year in Review

It’s been a busy year for the Earl and Countess of Wessex. The couple, who normally operate with very little press coverage, have seen their roles transform this year with the departure of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex as full-time working royals. This year the couple came more to the forefront with their royal duties. Edward and Sophie continued to champion their own individual causes…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of Bagshot Park

Where is it located? Bagshot Park is a royal residence which is located near the village of Bagshot in Surrey. It is approximately 11 miles south of Windsor. The 51-acres occupied by this Grade II listed building are located within a designated area of Windsor Great Park. When was it built and when was it used as a royal residence? The original building was known as Bagshot Lodge and was…
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Royals voice determination to end violence against women

Several royal women marked International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women this week, sharing personal messages and attending engagements related to empowering women. The Countess of Wessex shared a personal tweet on the Royal Family’s Twitter account, writing, “Today I stand with survivors of conflict-related sexual violence, as we mark the International Day to End Violence…
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The Countess of Wessex marks the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

In 2019, The Countess of Wessex held a reception for Women Peacebuilders at Buckingham Palace, where she committed to supporting the UN’s Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda, as well as the UK’s, Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative. UN Security Council Resolution 1325 was the first-ever UN Resolution that recognised the central role of women as important stakeholders…
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