Today, the Spanish King Felipe was all smiles when he presented his wife Queen Letizia with the “Award of the Observatory against Domestic and Gender Violence 2019” in the category “Most outstanding personality” at the Headquarters of the General Council of the Judiciary in Madrid.
After receiving the greetings of the Commission and attendees, the royal couple took a seat in the Auditorium hall where a video of the work conducted in the field was presented.
Queen Letizia of Spain has been recognized by the Observatory against Domestic and Gender Violence with the annual prize for the most outstanding personality in the eradication of this social scourge. The decision was made unanimously by the representatives of all the institutions that make up the Observatory, who thus want to highlight the Queen’s commitment to the fight against domestic and gender-based violence and her support for the victims.
After receiving the Prize, Queen Letizia addressed the gathering, “Our thinking is also for minors, children, victims, sometimes fatal, often orphans, who are suffering from domestic and gender violence. We will have to continue to fight and confront with all tools that allow us to bring justice while educating the victims.”
Queen Letizia has publicly expressed her support for the signing of a State Pact against this type of violence and which, in addition, has always expressed her concern for battered women, especially those who find themselves in a situation of greater vulnerability: minors, older women, women with disabilities or women in rural areas.
The participation of the Queen has also the problem of domestic and gender-based violence into the limelight and has contributed to raising society’s awareness of the need to dedicate means for its eradication and to help women who suffer from it.
For the sober event, Queen Letizia of Spain kept her look minimal yet elegant.
Letizia wore a grey coat dress that she first wore in December 2018 at the commemorating event celebrating the 40th anniversary of Spanish Constitution.
The designer of the dress is still unknown.
She again wore the dress in February this year when she arrived in Morocco for the official visit.
Queen Letizia paired the dress with her black Manolo Blahnik pumps that she debuted at the Order of Garter Service in June this year.
She was carrying her black Carolina Herrera ‘Astrud’ Clutch.
Her Bamboo Hoop gold earrings debuted during Cuba state visit earlier this month and
Karen Hallam signature ring finished the look.
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