The picture that has done more for working mothers than endless debate
Published 20/07/2013 | 17:00
It was a heart-warming picture that went all around the world, doing more for the cause of working women than hours of debate and discussion on equality could ever do.
Irish-born Samantha Power had just finished her Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on her nomination as US ambassador to the United Nations when something special happened.
A lively, red-headed five-year-old – who had sat as good as gold through the hearings – bounded over to his mum. A glowing Ms Power seized the moment, cuddled her son, Declan, and proudly posed for the photographers.