#Jacinda Ardern

  • Article: Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand's 'First Baby' Just Made History at the UN

    Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand's 'First Baby' Just Made History at the UN

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 25, 2018

    Ardern is the first world leader to have taken maternity leave. Read more

  • Article: Jacinda Ardern Wants to Make New Zealand the 'Best Place in the World to Be a Child'

    Jacinda Ardern Wants to Make New Zealand the 'Best Place in the World to Be a Child'

    By Matt Petronzio|Sept. 23, 2018

    "If you ask me why I’m in politics, my answer will be simple: children." Read more

  • Article: New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Offers to Resettle Australia's Refugees — Again

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Offers to Resettle Australia's Refugees — Again

    Aug. 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    New Zealand offered to take in Australia's refugees last November, but Australia declined. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Just Announced an Ambitious Ban on Plastic Bags

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Just Announced an Ambitious Ban on Plastic Bags

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 10, 2018

    “It’s also the biggest single subject schoolchildren write to me about.” Read more

  • Article: New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Returns From Maternity Leave Ready to Roar

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Returns From Maternity Leave Ready to Roar

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 2, 2018

    "We'll be hitting the ground running, as I know everyone will expect us to do." Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Will Change Its Sexist Road Signs After 7-Year-Old's Letter

    New Zealand Will Change Its Sexist Road Signs After 7-Year-Old's Letter

    July 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Women can be line workers," the young girl wrote. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Is the First World Leader to Go on Maternity Leave

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Is the First World Leader to Go on Maternity Leave

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 21, 2018

    Ardern gave birth to her baby girl while in office. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Just Pledged $100 Million to Tackle Homelessness

    New Zealand’s Prime Minister Just Pledged $100 Million to Tackle Homelessness

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 4, 2018

    “We’re pulling out all the stops to support people in need.” Read more