Meghan Markle Makes Impassioned Plea for Paid Parental Leave in Letter

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“We knew we may take her residence, and in that very important (and sacred) stage, dedicate any and all the things to our youngsters and to our household,” Meghan continued. “We knew that by doing so we would not should make unattainable decisions about childcare, work, and medical care that so many should make each single day.”

In gentle of those challenges, Meghan implored, “No household ought to be confronted with these selections. No household ought to have to decide on between incomes a dwelling and having the liberty to deal with their baby (or a liked one, or themselves, as we might see with a complete paid go away plan).”

The Duchess implored Speaker Pelosi and Schumer to help President Joe Biden‘s coverage plan, which features a proposal to present dad and mom 12 weeks of paid go away. She wrote, “That is about placing households above politics. And for a refreshing change, it is one thing we all appear to agree on. At a degree when all the things feels so divisive, let this be a shared purpose that unites us.”

“So, on behalf of my household, Archie and Lili and Harry, I thanks for contemplating this letter, and on behalf of all households, I ask you to make sure this consequential second just isn’t misplaced,” Meghan concluded.