Jacinda Ardern, the 37-year-old prime minister of New Zealand, gave birth today to a girl. She is the first head of government in nearly 30 years during its mandate like it, after the Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 1990, a daughter in the world brought.
Ardern placed a message on social media with a photo of her and her partner Clarke Gayford who have their baby to hold. The prime minister will now have six weeks of maternity leave record, while Winston Peters as deputy prime minister the honours of perception. Then her partner, a tv presenter, stay at home with the baby.
In 1990, Bhutto is no maternity leave. They went a day after the birth, back to work. The baby of Ardern shares her birthday with Bhutto, who is today 65 years would have become. The Pakistani prime minister was assassinated in 2007.