Sophie Wessex shares rare personal tweet to highlight important cause close to her heart

Sophie Wessex took to social media to speak out about an important cause

Sophie Wessex
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Sophie Wessex has shared a personal tweet to highlight International Day to End Violence against Women.

What did Sophie Wessex tweet about violence against women?

Sophie Wessex said: "Today I stand with survivors of conflict-related sexual violence, as we mark the International Day to End Violence against Women.

"To the inspirational survivors I have met through my support of @end_svc we will continue to fight against the stigma and silence. - Sophie."

The Countess signed off the tweet with an orange love heart emoji.

The tweet was shared alongside a photo of the Countess visiting Kosovo in October 2019.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall also spoke out about the important cause.

The Duchess, who is patron of domestic abuse charity, SafeLives, said: "Today gives us all the opportunity to remember those who have suffered and those who, tragically, have died as a result of these heinous crimes.  

"I very much hope that it will encourage all of us to help people we know who might be living in the dark world of abuse and coercion. 

"This will be particularly important in the build-up to Christmas – a time when, very sadly, domestic abuse increases."

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