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New Mom Meghan Markle Releases Secretly Recorded Speech Days After Giving Birth

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May 10 2019, Updated 9:08 p.m. ET

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Meghan Markle is recovering after the birth of her sonArchie, on Monday, May 6. However, she continued her royal duties by sending a prerecorded message to the Campaign for Female Education "Education Is Everything" Gala in New York City on Thursday.

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The CAMFED organization aims to "break the cycle of poverty & inequality in rural Africa by educating girls and investing in economic & leadership opportunities for young women,” and in her speech Meghan, 37, stressed the importance of female education.

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"As I said on International Women's Day, a girl who is educated becomes a woman who is influential," the Duchess said. "The Queen's Commonwealth Trust wants to champion, fund and connect young leaders."

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Education that is accessible to women and girls is a cause close to Meghan's heart. Back in March, she made a similar speech on an International Women’s Day panel.

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“When women miss out on careers, education or opportunities because of the system that they live in, we all suffer,” she said at the time.

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On Wednesday, May 8, Meghan and Prince Harry officially showed baby Archie to the world in a touching Instagram post. In the picture, the proud parents were joined by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, and Meghan’s mom, Doria Ragland.

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What do you think about Meghan’s pre-planned appearance? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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