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.

Answers distribution

Saudi Arabia
Iran
Pakistan
Indonesia
answers
flagCanada
0%
4%
83%
12%
48
flagIndia
14%
1%
66%
15%
57
flagRussia
4%
4%
60%
30%
23
flagUkraine
12%
4%
58%
20%
24
flagSpain
8%
5%
57%
25%
35
flagSweden
11%
7%
57%
23%
26
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
13%
55%
22%
460
flagthe Netherlands
12%
8%
55%
23%
56
flagDenmark
7%
11%
53%
23%
26
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
26%
53%
19%
26
flagthe United States
9%
9%
52%
26%
323
flagGermany
10%
11%
51%
25%
248
flagAustria
10%
10%
50%
30%
20
flagPoland
12%
13%
46%
27%
17376
flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
6%
45%
36%
60
flagItaly
17%
11%
44%
24%
45
flagFrance
4%
26%
42%
26%
42
flagNorway
22%
11%
37%
29%
27
flagBelgium
10%
25%
30%
35%
20
flagUnknown
15%
19%
27%
38%
1126

Gender

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

Language versions

question
answers
results
flag
Which Muslim country was the first to elect woman to head of government?
640
52%

Details

Author: Teddy
Illustration: Nouf Kinani
tools
Should this question be improved? Improve it.
Globalquiz questions are translated by users for other users. Translate this question.