Meghan Markle writes to the US Congress: “Parental leave approved”

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Alongside the Americans, for the Americans. Meghan Markle, after the summer break, he started to carry on again its social battles in the name of equality. After the speech to the Global Citizen Live of New York for one fairer distribution of vaccines, the Duchess of Sussex changes face and turns to US Congress to seek approval of parental leave paid for all.

As shown by the site of Paid Leave for the US, Meghan wrote a long letter a Chuck Schumer, head of the Senate, e Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the Chamber, starting from his personal experience: «I ed Harry, like all parents, we were delighted to welcome children. Like many parents, we found ourselves overwhelmed by the many necessary attention», Admits the former actress candidly.

“Like far fewer parents, however, we haven’t had to deal with the harsh reality: too many nowadays they have to choose whether to be present in the family, and then do the good of the child, or go to work, because otherwise they don’t have salary. Nobody should be there in such a position», Adds Meghan, aware that in these days the question is being negotiated Washington.

Nell’American Families Plan promoted by Biden we talk about 12 weeks of parental leave, paid up all’80% of salary: there are, however, many politicians who do oppose firmly. “Taking care of your child, a mother takes care of the community, ultimately of her country ”, the Duchess affirms, also recalling the sacrifices of her parents in her childhood without luxuries.

“I grew up with salads from $ 4.99 from Sizzler: maybe they cost even less, but I remember what it meant, that is to understand that dad and mom they couldn’t afford nothing more expensive, ”concludes Meghan, who sign the letter also with the name of the husband and that of the children, Archie e Lilibet. «Because I was not elected, I am simply writing to you gives mother, on behalf of millions of American families ».

Even if, on closer inspection, it seems yet another small step in view of the long-awaited (from the media) leap into politics.


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