Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge took to the airwaves yesterday to talk to the nation about loneliness, as Meghan Markle spoke out about the childcare crisis in the US.
As part of mental health awareness week, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge interrupted all British radio stations at the same time to deliver a message on loneliness.
The one-minute long message began with William saying: “We can all feel lonely sometimes… we can feel it for many different reasons.”
Kate then added: “But we can all help each other feel less isolated and more connected. If you think someone you know might be feeling lonely, just give them a ring, send them a text or knock on the door.”
This comes as Meghan joined the Marshall Plan for Moms in announcing a “National Business Coalition for Child Care,” with the aim of expanding childcare for US workers.
In a statement, the Duchess of Sussex said: “Families everywhere, and especially working moms, are asked to shoulder so much.
“This has only been heightened by the pandemic, with increased caregiving responsibilities, rising prices, and economic uncertainty.
“Today, we’re sending a message that childcare isn’t just a community imperative — it’s a business imperative. Creating a stronger workforce starts with meeting the needs of families.”