Anne Hathaway shares first picture of her son Jonathan

Anne Hathaway has shared the first picture of her son. Photo / Getty
Anne Hathaway has shared the first picture of her son. Photo / Getty

Anne Hathaway has shared her first picture of her son.

The Les Miserables actress have an impassioned speech at the United Nations (UN) for International Women's Day on Wednesday and posted a photo on Instagram of little Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman - who turns one later this month - watching her on a laptop.


Anne - who has been married to Adam Shulman for four years - captioned the image: "JRS watching Mommy give her speech at the UN yesterday #forourboys #forourgirls #forthefuture #loveislove #parentsareparents #paidparental #iwd #ppl @unwomen (sic)"

In her speech, the 34-year-old actress spoke about the importance of paid parental leave, arguing that women are "economically punished" for wanting children.

Actress and Global Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway attends the Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030 at 2017 International Women's Day. Photo / Getty
Actress and Global Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway attends the Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030 at 2017 International Women's Day. Photo / Getty

She noted that many less wealthy Americans are left struggling because the United States' Family and Medical Leave Act, only gives new parents a 12-week period of unpaid maternity leave.

She said: "Somehow, we and every American parent were expected to be back to normal in under three months without income.

"I remember thinking to myself, 'If the practical reality of pregnancy is another mouth to feed in your home and America is a country where most people are living paycheque to paycheque, how does 12 weeks of unpaid leave economically work? The truth is for too many people it doesn't."

Anne drew on her own family background in her speech, explaining how she couldn't spend much time with her dad as he was the family's sole earner, while her mother had to choose between having a career or raising kids.

She said: "My mother had to choose between a career and raising three children, a choice that left her unpaid and under-appreciated as a homemaker because there just wasn't support for both paths.

Actress Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Shulman. Photo / Getty
Actress Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Shulman. Photo / Getty

"The assumption and common practice that women and girls look after the home and the family is a stubborn and very real stereotype that not only discriminates against women, but limits men's participation and connection within the family and society.

"How many of us here today saw our dads enough growing up?"

"How many of you dads here see your kids enough now? We need to help each other if we are going to go grow."

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