WELLINGTON, New Zealand | Duchess Meghan praises New Zealand on women’s voting victory

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | Duchess Meghan praises New Zealand on women’s voting victory

WELLINGTON, New Zealand— The Duchess of Sussex on Sunday congratulated New Zealand on becoming the first country in the world to allow women to vote 125 years ago, and said that effort had paved the way for others around the world.

“Suffrage is not simply about the right to vote but also about what that represents,” Meghan said. “The basic and fundamental human right of being able to participate in the choices for your future, and for your community.”

Meghan and her husband, Prince Harry, are on the final leg of their 16-day tour of the South Pacific, which has taken in four countries.

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