The Princess of Wales has spoken exclusively to the Telegraph about her mission to protect the next generation.
Royal editor Hannah Furness explores why children under-five need our attention like never before.
The Princess of Wales today warns that “not enough is being done” to nurture Britain’s youngest children, as she vows to use her role to do “everything she can” to protect the next generation.
Setting out her mission for the next stage of her life in the Royal family, she speaks of the critical importance of building a “safe and loving world around a child”.
By focusing on the “unique importance” of the first five years of life, she says, it is possible to “create a healthier and happier society for future generations”.
In the article she says she is determined to “shine a light” on the “crucial” early years.