منع دخول الأطفال في البرلمان الاسترالي
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Sarah Hanson Young is an Australian senator who has a two year old girl.
She took her daughter with her to parliament and during a voting session, she was told that the child had to leave.
As soon as the child was being taken away from her mother, she began to cry and scream as she was being removed by a member of staff.
Senator Young said that it was a very traumatic and distressing experience for her.
She also said that there should be a discussion about how things can be changed to give pare
nts more flexibility.
The president of the Senate, John Hogg, said he supported a review of the regulations.
Another female senator in the Australian parliament in the state of Victoria was ejected for breastfeed
She had her baby with her and began feeding it during a debate.
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