Meghan Markle addresses Time’s Up, Me Too movements with royals Harry, Kate and William

Harry expressed his pride in Markle’s passion to the crowd.

Meghan Markle has announced she "fundamentally" disagrees with one aspect of the current #MeToo movement that has encouraged women to speak out about sexual misconduct and harassment.

The former actress, who is due to marry Prince Harry on 19 May this year, is a self-proclaimed feminist and has long been a supporter of women’s rights, championing female empowerment and ensuring girls know their worth.

"I hear a lot of people speaking about girls' empowerment and women's empowerment. You will hear people saying they are helping women find their voices," Markle said at a forum for The Royal Foundation. "I fundamentally disagree with that because women don't need to find their voices."

"They need to be empowered to use [their voices] and people need to be urged to listen," she added. "Right now with so many campaigns like #MeToo and #TimesUp there's no better time to continue to shine a light on women feeling empowered and people supporting them."

Markle, who has described her fiance Prince Harry as a feminist, joined Harry and her future in-laws, Prince William and Princess Kate, in London to showcase the foursome's charitable efforts.

The two couples appeared together to highlight the work being done by The Royal Foundation, of which Markle will become a patron once she and Harry wed.

"I certainly know how passionate I am and Harry and I see the world so similarly in our approach of being very hands on with things," Markle said.

Harry expressed his pride in Markle’s passion to the crowd.

"I am personally incredibly proud and excited that my soon-to-be wife, who is equally passionate about seeing positive change in the world, will soon be joining us with this work."

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