Report: Ivanka Trump Will Advocate For Women’s Issues

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Ivanka Trump will make her focus advocating for women’s issues as the daughter of President-elect Donald Trump, a new report claims.

A report published Thursday in the New York Times said the 35-year-old daughter of Trump plans to delve into an array of issues primarily ones that focus on helping women, like child care and making sure there is pay equity in the workplace, sources tell the outlet. (RELATED: Report: Ivanka Trump Is Moving Her Family To Washington)

Ivanka Trump walks through the lobby of Trump Tower, November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

In addition, CNN correspondent Cristina Alesci reported on Thursday, that “Ivanka may leave the Trump organization to take some kind of role in the administration. Unclear what that is right now.”

Trump’s eldest daughter has been very visible this week meeting with former Vice President Al Gore and Friday taking part in a meeting with Leonardo DiCaprio. The meetings reportedly were to discuss climate change and creating green jobs. (RELATED: Leonardo DiCaprio Meets With Donald, Ivanka Trump In New York)

Ivanka Trump waves from the elevator as former Vice President Al Gore (L) leaves meetings at Trump Tower in New York City on December 5, 2016. (DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo: DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Before the election the president-elect’s daughter said that she will have no role in the administration except as his daughter. “No, I don’t intend to be part of the government,” Trump responded during an interview with Fast Company.  (RELATED: The One Photo From Ivanka Trump’s Meeting With Al Gore Today)

During the campaign Trump was an advocate for her father’s proposed paid maternity leave — which would include six weeks of paid leave for the mother, child care tax deductions and rebates for low-income earners.

This week there was also a report that she and her husband have been house hunting in Washington D.C., but there has been no official report from the Trump team.