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Mighty Girls

Posted on: March 29, 2014

Licia Ronzulli is an Italian member of the European Parliament known for bringing her daughter, Vittoria, to the Parliament's plenary sessions. She first brought her daughter to a plenary session when she was 44 days old as a symbolic gesture to support more rights for women in reconciling work and family life. This composite picture shows the mother-daughter duo at Parliament sessions from September 22, 2010 to November 19, 2013. </p><br />
<p>Vittoria is one little Mighty Girl who will be well-prepared to run for office herself one day!</p><br />
<p>To inspire your Mighty Girl with more stories about women in politics and government, visit our "Political Leaders" biography section at  http://www.amightygirl.com/books/history-biography/biography?cat=211</p><br />
<p>For stories of female trailblazers in politics, science, the arts, athletics and more, visit A Mighty Girl's "Role Models" section at http://www.amightygirl.com/books/history-biography/biography </p><br />
<p>News coverage of Ronzulli's story has generated a lot of discussion on family leave policies, especially around the fact that only four countries in the world have no national law requiring paid maternity leave: Liberia, Papua New Guinea, Swaziland, and the United States. To learn more about the lack of paid family leave in the U.S. and a group working to give all Americans access to paid family leave, check out @[8321461609:274:MomsRising.org] at http://bit.ly/mOQbVO</p><br />
<p>Photo credit: Vincent Kessler and Jean-Marc Loos/Reuters
Licia Ronzulli is an Italian member of the European Parliament known for bringing her daughter, Vittoria, to the Parliament’s plenary sessions.
Licia Ronzulli first brought her daughter to a plenary session when she was 44 days old, as a symbolic gesture to support more rights for women in reconciling work and family life.
This composite picture shows the mother-daughter duo at Parliament sessions from September 22, 2010 to November 19, 2013.
Vittoria is one little Mighty Girl who will be well-prepared to run for office herself one day!
To inspire your Mighty Girl with more stories about women in politics and government, visit our “Political Leaders” biography section at http://www.amightygirl.com/books/history-biography/biography?cat=211
For stories of female trailblazers in politics, science, the arts, athletics and more, visit A Mighty Girl’s “Role Models” section at http://www.amightygirl.com/books/history-biography/biography
News coverage of Ronzulli’s story has generated a lot of discussion on family leave policies, especially around the fact that only four countries in the world have no national law requiring paid maternity leave: Liberia, Papua New Guinea, Swaziland, and the United States.
To learn more about the lack of paid family leave in the U.S. and a group working to give all Americans access to paid family leave, check out MomsRising.org at http://bit.ly/mOQbVO
Photo credit: Vincent Kessler and Jean-Marc Loos/Reuters

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