Highchairs and cuddles: how parliaments are catering for lawmaker moms

Denmark's member of the European Parliament Hanne Dahl (R) takes part with her baby in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg March 26, 2009. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/File Photo

WELLINGTON – When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in office, her daughter will be allowed to cuddle with her during debates and swim in the pool. Such access, almost non-existent even a year ago, spotlights a push […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories