Senator Larissa waters became the first woman in Australia’s history, pokarmowa her baby in Parliament right at the meeting. The representative of the green party got into the lens of reporters, when fed a two-month daughter, aliyah joy during the vote on Tuesday, may 9.
“I am proud that my daughter Aliya is the first child who was breast-fed in the Federal Parliament”, – quotes the words of Senator ABC.net.
The official rules are about breastfeeding in Parliament was changed after the scandal. that originated in 2015. Then the Minister for small business Kelly O’dwyer had to leave the room because of the need to take care of the new born baby. The proposal of some politicians to Express milk caused a flurry of criticism from advocates of the rights of women and children.
Waters, which was one of the initiators of the changes to the rules, became the first female politician who used the right to feed the child in the Parliament. “We need more women and parents in the Parliament. And more jobs are easy in order to care for children,” commented 40-year-old mother of two children their achievement.
— Larissa Waters (@larissawaters) may 9, 2017
Recall, Larissa waters is not the world’s only parliamentarian, who fed the child in the workplace. In 2015, the 37-year-old Victoria Donda pérez, known as the most glamorous member of the National Congress of Argentina, started to feed her eight-month-old daughter during a session of Parliament. Photos from the courtroom received viral spread and discussed far beyond the borders of the country, noted The Daily Mail.
And in 2016, the public attention was attracted by Brazilian political activist Manuela D Avila, who fed her daughter breast, a speech in Parliament. The representative of the Communist party is one of the initiators of the law to permit breastfeeding in public places in Brazil.