'I AM HERE WITH YOU, I AM HERE FOR YOU'
The duchess also addressed the crowd, saying that community members had been candid about the issues they face and how they're overcoming them.
Encouraging them in their efforts, she said: "The work that’s being done here is to keep women and children safer, which is needed now more than ever.
"I know it's not easy and I know it must feel insurmountable at times, but your commitment to what is right gives all of us hope - especially your brothers and sisters here in your community, who need you to continue to shine your light brightly.
"Your commitment is inspiring, it is energising and it is extraordinary. You must keep going. You must know that what you're doing not only matters, it is vital because you are vital."