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Kate & Testamentos revelam 'foco’ sobre a diversidade na instituição de caridade após alegações de racismo

PRINCE William and Kate Middleton’s Royal Foundation have revealed they are honing aparticular focuson improving diversity on its board.

It comes after the Duke of Cambridge’s defiant defense of the Royals in the wake of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s claims that a royal had expressed concern overhow darktheir son Archie’s skin may be.

Kate and Wills charity The Royal Foundation wants to make improving diversity a top priority

Kate and Wills charity The Royal Foundation wants to make improving diversity a top priorityCrédito: Splash
It seems a deliberate strike back at Meghan and Harry's claims they were subject to racist remarks by an unnamed Royal

It seems a deliberate strike back at Meghan and Harry’s claims they were subject to racist remarks by an unnamed RoyalCrédito: PA

Wills hit back at his brother and said his family arevery much NOT racist and seems to be going the extra mile to make it known.

The Royal Foundation’s annual report announced formal targets for diversity would now be monitored and reported, despite not previously being set.

Diversity has always been considered in trustee recruitment and improving this has been a particular focus for the board and governance and nominations committee in 2020,it continued.

The existing board of ten trustees, and the charity’s senior management team, is predominantly whitemeaning it will need quite the shakeup to live up to its pledge.

Sudanese-British journalist Zeinab Badawi was appointed a trustee last September, while Ron Kalifanamed one of the top BAME leaders in business in 2018 – joined the board two months ago.

The report focused on the period between January and December 2020, around the time when rumours began to swirl regarding the reasons why the Sussexes stepped back from their roles as senior Royals.

Meghan and Harry later accused a member of the Firm of racism during their explosive interview with Oprah, while also suggesting Archie had been denied the title of prince because of his mixed race.

The Prince also said racism played alarge partin why they left the UK.

In another apparent dig at their claims, the Cambridge’s charity report also stated that they are devoted to ensuring they provide amentally healthy workplace” [object Window] “a number of wellbeing initiativesup their sleeve.

In stark contrast, during her chat with talk show host Oprah, Meghan claimed the Palace ignored her cry for help as she battled suicidal thoughts.

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The 39-year-old said she had been told she would not be able to seek help as itwouldn’t be good for the institution.

But both Kate and Wills are prominent mental health advocates and have helped launch several campaigns alongside the Royal Foundationsuch as Heads Together, Contato, and Shout.

Buckingham Palace also admitted it was failing to increase diversity amongst its staff after publishing staffing figures in June.

Somente 8.5 per cent of employees are from an ethnic minority background, The Sovereign Grant report found.

At Clarence House, só 8 per cent of its staff were revealed to be from ethnic minority backgrounds and they admitted the figure wasnot where we need to be”.

The Royal Foundation’s annual report seemed to touch on many talking points during the Sussexes explosive sit down with Oprah

The Royal Foundation’s annual report seemed to touch on many talking points during the Sussexes explosive sit down with OprahCrédito: Reuters