• New Zealand's Prime Minister has become the first Western leader ever to be pregnant in office

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    New Zealand's Prime Minister announced her pregnancy.
    Jacinda Ardern is expecting a child in June, after which she plans to take six weeks off.
    She becomes the first Western leader ever to be pregnant in office.
    New Zealand's Prime Minister is pregnant - becoming the first Western leader ever to be pregnant in office.
    Jacinda Ardern, 37, announced the pregnancy on Friday by posting a photo of three fishing hooks, in a reference to her partner Clarke Gayford's fishing TV show, on her social media accounts.
    The expectant mother wrote in her caption: "We'll be joining the many parents out...
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  • ‘It's What Ladies Do'-New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Downplays Working While Pregnant

    ‘It's What Ladies Do'-New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Downplays Working While Pregnant

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday that she and partner Clarke Gayford are expecting their first child in June.
    Ardern, 37, will temporarily hand over the reins to Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters for six weeks at that time. Apart from that, she said in a Friday press conference, Ardern will remain “fully contactable” during her maternity leave and will resume “all prime ministerial duties afterwards.”
    “I am not the first woman to multitask. I am not the first woman to work and have a baby. I know these are special circumstances but there will be many women...
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  • New Zealand prime minister announces pregnancy

    New Zealand prime minister announces pregnancy

    4 monthes ago - By New York Post

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's prime minister announced on Friday that she is expecting her first child in June. Jacinda Ardern, 37, took office in October. Speculation swirled around whether she would start a family soon when she took over the leadership of her then-opposition Labour Party last year. Ardern took to Twitter to...
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