Views Jacinda Ardern – and why we need more women in politics Updated : March 21, 2019 12:15 PM IST Ms Ardern is the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand, and earlier known for being the head of state who had a baby while in office. A socialist, and a progressive, she is also the youngest female leader of a nation. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.