PHOTO: Who Says Mothers Can't Do It All?

Jenny Inglee is a Los Angeles-based journalist and the Education Editor at TakePart.

Licia Ronzulli, an Italian member of the European Parliament, embraces motherhood while voting on proposals to improve women's employment rights.

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After attracting attention for bringing her daughter to work, Ronzulli decided to meet next week with like-minded parliamentarians to discuss improving lives of working moms. (Photo: Vincent Kessler/Reuters)

Bringing her newborn to the voting session she said:

It was not a political gesture. It was first of all a maternal gesture—that I wanted to stay with my daughter as much as possible, and to remind people that there are women who do not have this opportunity [to bring their children to work], that we should do something to talk about this.

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Licia&39;s daughter Vittoria gets an early introduction into politics. (Photo: Vincent Kessler/Reuters)

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