Overnight conversations with visiting princesses, traveling around the world, pressure as hardly any other work – are the Chancellor and Parenthood compatible? Green leader Analena Berbock, mother of two elementary school children, says: Of course, a mother can also be chancellor! And gives prime examples …
A young mother would be a novelty in Germany as Chancellor. The former heads of the federal republic’s government were mostly grown children – and on their behalf were women who cared for them. Gerhard Schröder (SPD) and Angela Merkel (CDU) are childless. Along with Annalena Baerbock, the first young mother will control the fate of the country.
Barebok: “Three years as party leader, Member of Parliament and Mother Steele”
The Greens have yet to decide who to send to the race: Bareback or colleague Robert Habeck, a longtime favorite? In any case, the Green Leader himself is sure that he has the nerve for the job – and possesses qualities that are not, at least for his family life: “Three years as party leader, Member of Parliament and young children Mothers are very tough. “
In an interview with “Augsburger Allgemine”, Berbock went one step further: Angela Merkel had successfully demonstrated that a woman could be a chancellor. “The question is now being rolled around whether a mother can do this.” Berbock advises looking abroad: “If it works for a Prime Minister with young children in New Zealand or for a Canadian Prime Minister, it should work in it as well.” Germany. “
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If Barrbock is nominated in the spring, it could prove how far Germany really is on the issue. (Km)