Finland’s new PM Sanna Marin has two mums


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Finland will this week swear in Sanna Marin as Prime Minister. She told local paper  Helsingin Sanomat that coming from a rainbow family matters to her. At 34, Sanna Marin also becomes the world’s youngest Prime Minister.

The PM elect said she came from a poor family. She attributed her ability to get ahead in life to Finland’s educational system and strong social welfare.

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She also spoke about the nature of her family.

Sanna Marin’s Rainbow Family

“I come from a rainbow family, and this, of course, means that gender equality, equality, and human rights are important to me.”

As the mother of a two-year-old daughter, Sanna said that was not a problem.

Her husband and mother already put their heads together and sorted that.

“I have a wonderful spouse. Also, Emma’s lovely grandparents are present every day in my everyday life.”

In 2015, Sanna told the Menaiset website that as a child she felt invisible and unable to talk about her family.

“The silence was the hardest. Invisibility caused a feeling of incompetence.

“We were not recognized as a true family or equal with others. But I wasn’t much bullied. Even when I was little, I was very candid and stubborn. I would not have accepted anything easily.”

However, she also attributed her success to her mother’s support.

“My mother has always been very supportive and has made me believe that I can do exactly what I want.”

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