Controversial doctored photographs of Kate Middleton have been released in a domestic violence campaign

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    This week however, it was a controversial topic that made the Duchess of Cambridge headlines, as doctored photographs of Kate Middleton were released online.

    As part of a campaign to raise awareness around domestic violence, Italian artist and activist Alexsandro Palombo edited photographs of high profile women, adding bruises and cuts, to ‘draw attention to the poor responses from politics regarding the problem of gender-based violence’.

    In an attempt to highlight ‘ineffectiveness of the support and protection system to the victims’, the photographs were captioned: ‘She reported him. But nobody believed her – but she was left alone. But she was not protected – but he was not stopped. But she was killed anyway.’

    Other high profile women featured in the campaign were US Vice President Kamala Harris, Queen Letitia of Spain and European Commission chief Ursula von de Leyen

    The royal family has not responded, but according to The Sun, they were unaware that the Duchess’ image was being used.

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