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Argentinian MP Victoria Donda Perez Praised For Breastfeeding In Parliament Like A Regular Mum

24/07/2015 16:41 BST | Updated 24/07/2015 16:59 BST

Argentinian politician Victoria Donda Perez, has been praised online after a photo emerged of her breastfeeding her eight-month-old daughter during a parliamentary session.

The photo was published by a Peruvian newspaper, and quickly went viral worldwide when it was uploaded online.

Donda Perez was hailed a 'feminist icon' on Twitter, with one user going as far to write: "She goes to congress and between sessions feeds her daughter, while others ask for maternity leave. Good for her."

Another said: "Full-time mum, in full session."

Donda Perez is a human rights activist and lawyer, who became the youngest woman ever to become a member of the Argentine National Congress in December 2007.

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