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

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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%
81%
16%
37
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%
339
flagDenmark
8%
12%
54%
20%
24
flagGermany
10%
10%
52%
26%
184
flagAustria
10%
10%
52%
26%
19
flagthe United States
10%
8%
51%
26%
269
flagRepublic of Ireland
9%
3%
50%
34%
52
flagthe Netherlands
14%
5%
50%
29%
34
flagUkraine
16%
0%
50%
27%
18
flagPoland
12%
12%
48%
26%
11102
flagFrance
5%
21%
48%
24%
37
flagItaly
20%
6%
46%
23%
30
flagFinland
0%
46%
40%
6%
15
flagUnknown
21%
19%
33%
26%
57
flagNorway
27%
16%
33%
22%
18
flagBelgium
13%
6%
33%
46%
15

Gender

men47%
women39%
Saudi Arabia
10%
16%
Iran
12%
16%
Pakistan
47%
39%
Indonesia
29%
27%

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