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%
2%
80%
16%
36
flagIndia
15%
1%
65%
15%
52
flagSpain
0%
7%
65%
26%
26
flagRussia
0%
7%
64%
28%
14
flagSweden
14%
7%
57%
21%
14
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
11%
56%
21%
327
flagDenmark
8%
13%
56%
17%
23
flagGermany
9%
10%
52%
26%
182
flagAustria
10%
10%
52%
26%
19
flagthe United States
10%
8%
51%
26%
263
flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
4%
51%
32%
49
flagthe Netherlands
12%
3%
51%
32%
31
flagFrance
5%
22%
50%
22%
36
flagUkraine
16%
0%
50%
27%
18
flagPoland
12%
12%
48%
26%
10682
flagItaly
20%
6%
44%
24%
29
flagFinland
0%
46%
40%
6%
15
flagUnknown
20%
15%
35%
28%
45
flagBelgium
13%
6%
33%
46%
15
flagNorway
29%
17%
29%
23%
17

Gender

men47%
women39%
Saudi Arabia
9%
16%
Iran
12%
16%
Pakistan
47%
39%
Indonesia
29%
27%

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