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%
4%
82%
13%
46
flagIndia
14%
1%
66%
16%
56
flagSweden
9%
4%
63%
22%
22
flagRussia
4%
4%
60%
30%
23
flagUkraine
12%
4%
58%
20%
24
flagSpain
9%
6%
57%
27%
33
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
13%
55%
21%
441
flagDenmark
7%
11%
53%
23%
26
flagthe Netherlands
14%
10%
52%
24%
50
flagthe United States
9%
9%
51%
26%
317
flagGermany
10%
9%
51%
27%
231
flagAustria
10%
10%
50%
30%
20
flagPoland
12%
13%
46%
27%
16563
flagItaly
16%
11%
46%
23%
43
flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
6%
45%
35%
59
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
35%
45%
20%
20
flagFrance
4%
26%
42%
26%
42
flagNorway
20%
12%
40%
28%
25
flagBelgium
10%
25%
30%
35%
20
flagUnknown
14%
19%
27%
37%
1076

Gender

men38%
women39%
Saudi Arabia
12%
15%
Iran
15%
16%
Pakistan
38%
39%
Indonesia
32%
28%

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