The small country of Denmark ended up in the international media skottglugg a week ago, the Danish mp Mette Abildgaard took with his femmånadersdotter in the Danish parliament.
It was an emergency and she had to be with in a vote, according to her own explanation.
of all. ”You are not welcome with your children in the parliament”, the parliament's president, Pia Kjaersgaard, have announced her.
”I didn't ask for permission to take her because I have seen other colleagues bring their children to the riksdagskammaren without any problems”, explains Mette Abildgaard in a post on Facebook on Tuesday, that has been picked up by several international media.
with Esther Marie and had not planned to do it this time either, she writes.
”But Jens Jacob (child's father) could not intervene, this time on such short notice, after I discovered that I was forced to vote”, she continues and explains that she made the decision quickly, because the girl was in ”good spirits and had a pacifier in the mouth”.
She also made up with his secretary, who would pick Esther Marie if she messed up or made noise.
in particular, in Denmark, it was also acclaimed internationally, not the least of which Denmark is regarded as one of the world's most gender-equal countries.
the Incident got the Washington post to question if maybe it needed a more nuanced picture of the situation of women in the country.
Many showed their support on social media and shared photos from other similar occasions. Politicians all over the world bring their children to work, and it has happened in Denmark in the past, reported Tv2 policy.https://twitter.com/tv2politik/status/1108108393925926912