Meghan, Duchess of Sussex discussed "personal struggles" with teenagers during a charity visit in Vancouver, Canada on Tuesday (22.11.23).

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visited a charity in Canada this week

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visited a charity in Canada this week

The 42-year-old former actress headed to the headquarters of Justice for Girls - organisation that aims to help young women living in poverty - and she joined a group discussion about the non-profit's work as well as having a candid chat with two teenage interns who told her about the issues they have faced.

A statement posted on the charity's Instagram page explained: "Justice for Girls was delighted to have a return visit from Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex ... We had an engaging and heartfelt conversation about justice and equality for teen girls living in poverty in Canada and around the world.

"Together with our teen interns, staff, directors, and board members, we talked about Justice for Girls’ decades of work advocating for girls’ access to education, freedom from violence, Indigenous rights, and environmental justice."

The statement added: "A highlight of our conversation was the focus on girls’ and young women’s leadership.

A feminist advocate from a young age herself, the Duchess was keen to chat with two of our teen interns to discuss their personal struggles for justice. Her genuine and understanding approach left the girls feeling heard, supported, and inspired.”

The charity's work also includes creating public education workshops and advocacy clinics in a bid to end violence, poverty and racism facing young women while it also focuses on education and promoting girls’ human rights.

Meghan previously visited the charity back in 2020 and Justice for Girls co-director Zoe Craig-Sparrow told PEOPLE of her first visit: "We all felt at ease, and I think that was a testament to the Duchess. She said it was important for her to get to know the local context around the issues in the communities."

Meghan and her husband Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex were in Canada to start preparations for the next Invictus Games which will be held in Vancouver and Whistler in 2025 and during the trip the couple also managed to fit in an outing to an ice hockey game.

The pair attended the clash between the Vancouver Canucks and the San Jose Sharks on Monday (20.11.23).

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