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Countess of Wessex posts personal message on Royal Family Twitter at start of India tour

The Countess of Wessex started her five-day tour of India today in Hyderabad, visiting hospitals to see how they are working to prevent avoidable blindness in premature babies. The Countess, who is travelling in her role as Vice-Patron of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, took to Twitter to share her thoughts on the experience. “I was so thrilled to see the work supported by…
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Countess of Wessex honours Hike for Hope: Ethiopia participants

The Countess of Wessex celebrated the achievements of hikers who tackled a gruelling trek across Ethiopia to raise £153,000 in support of Wellbeing of Women and The Urology Foundation. Sophie, who is a supporter of Wellbeing of Women, presented the cheque to the organisations and chatted with participants of last year’s incredible hike during a reception at Working Title Films this…
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Countess of Wessex attends Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative conference

Yesterday, the Countess of Wessex attended a conference on the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative at Wilton Park – the executive agency of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The initiative was launched in 2012 and according to Buckingham Palace, “has since sought to raise awareness about the extent of sexual violence against women, men, girls and boys in conflict. “Sexual…
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The Countess of Wessex's Day in Cumbria

You know what it’s like for a royal going about their business. One minute you’re learning to be a barista, the next you’re starting at a wall of silage. That’s just what happened to the Countess of Wessex as she headed to Cumbria for a day of engagements. (Photo: Royal Family Twitter) Sophie spent Wednesday in the county and, as many of us do mid week, started off with…
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