6 Famous Politicians Who Made History by Taking Their Babies to Work (Cute Pics Inside)

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Mother-politicians from over the world make history every day! Meet 6 independent woman-politicians who were the first ones to bring their newborn babies to the work.

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Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand

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Source: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made history as she became the first world leader to visit the United Nations General Assembly with her .

“What I consistently acknowledge is that I have assistants who help Clarke with the ability to juggle his career and be our primary caregiver,” Ardern told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday. “What has struck me is the number of men and women who have said ‘We do the same thing.’ There’s a lot of discussion … And we need to normalize that, too.”

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Source: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern – Neve – has received a very warm welcome at the General Assembly.

Tammy Duckworth, Illinois Senator 

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Tammy Duckworth, Illinois Senator, is the first senator to bring a child on the Senate floor.  She also became the first sitting senator to give birth while in office.

Licia Ronzulli, Italian MEP

Source: Vincent Kessler—Reuters

Licia Ronzulli, Italian MEP, brought her to a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg in 2012.

Carolina Bescansa,  Spain’s Podemos party

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Carolina Bescansas, from Spain’s Podemos party, even breastfed her five-month-old in Parliament.

“I think that the fact that coming to parliament with a breast-fed makes the news says a lot about this country,” she said. “That means we need to give more visibility to this.”

Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Senator

Source: Lukas Coch—EPA/REX/Shutterstock

Australian Greens Senator Larissa Waters brought her daughter Alia Joy to the Senate Chamber in Australia on June 22, 2017.

“I am so proud that my daughter Alia is the first to be breastfed in the Federal Parliament,” Waters said. “We need more women and parents in Parliament. And we need more family-friendly and flexible workplaces, and affordable childcare, for everyone.”

Yuka Ogata,  Japanese politician

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A local Japanese politician was boosted from the council session for bringing seven-month-old son with her.

Yuka Ogata’s was forbidden from the floor for violating assembly rules, the Kumamoto officials said. According to its regulations, visitors and observers are not allowed on the floor, even if they are the young children of politicians.

Yuka Ogata was forced to leave the infant with a friend and the session started 40 minutes late.

As it was reported, it was the first time Ms. Ogata had attended a plenary session since she gave birth to her son. She said she wanted to show how difficult it is for working women to combine motherhood and career.


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