The Countess of Wessex is visiting South Sudan this week, focusing on issues related to girls and women’s rights, to coincide with International Women’s Day.
“The Countess’s visit, during International Women’s Week,
will promote the rights of women and girls, through education, inclusivity at
leadership level and by tackling sexual and gender-based violence,” according
The Countess of Wessex has been screened for symptoms of coronavirus as she arrived in South Sudan on Tuesday for an official visit.
As she disembarked from her plane, the Countess was screened with a thermometer to check her temperature was at a normal level.
In the middle of a day packed with five royal engagements, the Countess of Wessex stopped to pose for a new portrait for one of the organisations she supports. Sophie has been snapped for an official photo for St. John Ambulance and she shared the promise of the new image on…
The Countess of Wessex was in Southwark on Thursday morning to open new ballet studios which are named in the 55-year-old royal’s honour.
Sophie arrived at the Central School of Ballet in a warm pink coat and red-patterned dress to officially open The Countess of Wessex Studios.
The studios are named in tribute to The Queen’s daughter-in-law who is one of the hardest members of…
The Earl and Countess of Wessex are looking to employ an Assistant Private Secretary to be based at their Windsor residence of Bagshot Park.
The full-time permanent role, which is being advertised on The Royal Family’s website, will come with an attractive…
The Countess of Wessex will receive a special tribute later
this month when a building at the new premises for the Central School of Ballet
is named in her honour.
Sophie, who has been patron of the Central School of Ballet
and its appeal to move to Paris Garden in…
On Wednesday, The Earl of Wessex presented the premier league with its Duke of Edinburgh license certificate.
Now, young players at Fulham Football Club, Manchester United, Swansea City AFC, Watford Football Club, and Wolverhampton Wanderers will have the opportunity to receive their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award.
This will allow Under 14 and Under 15 players the opportunity to take part…
On Wednesday, the Countess of Wessex visited children and carers at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices in Hampton.
The Countess received a tour of the recently refurbished and new facilities.
Shooting Star is the leading children’s hospice charity.
The Countess of Wessex wrapped up a two-day official visit
to Sierra Leone on Thursday, visiting a school in Freetown to see how girls and
women are empowered through education in the West African country.
Sophie’s trip, as recounted on the Royal Family website, notes…
The Countess of Wessex is in Sierra Leone this week, focusing on “addressing sexual and gender-based violence, supporting survivors, and championing women’s roles in peacebuilding.”
The visit, which came at the request of the Foreign and
Commonwealth Office, sees Sophie undertaking engagements in Sierra Leone’s capital
city of Freetown.
The Royal Family website announced Sophie’s…