Which Muslim country was the first to elect woman to head of government?

Saudi Arabia
Iran
Pakistan
Indonesia
Noted for her charis­mat­ic au­thor­i­ty, Benazir Bhutto was nick­named "Iron Lady" because of her hard line against the trade unions and tough rhetor­i­cal op­po­si­tion to her rivals. In 1988, she became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state.

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flagCanada
0%
3%
84%
11%
51
flagIndia
13%
3%
65%
15%
58
flagSweden
9%
6%
65%
18%
32
flagRussia
4%
4%
60%
30%
23
flagSpain
8%
5%
57%
25%
35
flagthe United Kingdom
8%
13%
56%
21%
492
flagUkraine
12%
8%
56%
20%
25
flagthe Netherlands
12%
8%
55%
24%
58
flagthe United Arab Emirates
3%
25%
53%
17%
28
flagDenmark
7%
11%
53%
23%
26
flagGermany
10%
10%
52%
25%
266
flagthe United States
9%
9%
51%
27%
328
flagAustria
13%
9%
50%
27%
22
flagPoland
12%
13%
47%
26%
18351
flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
5%
44%
37%
69
flagItaly
17%
10%
43%
26%
46
flagFrance
4%
26%
42%
26%
42
flagNorway
22%
11%
37%
29%
27
flagBelgium
10%
25%
30%
35%
20
flagUnknown
14%
19%
27%
38%
1157

Gender

men38%
women40%
Saudi Arabia
12%
15%
Iran
16%
16%
Pakistan
38%
40%
Indonesia
32%
27%

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