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%
82%
15%
39
flagSpain
0%
7%
67%
25%
28
flagIndia
14%
1%
64%
16%
54
flagSweden
11%
5%
58%
23%
17
flagUkraine
14%
0%
57%
23%
21
flagRussia
5%
5%
57%
31%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
12%
56%
21%
395
flagDenmark
8%
12%
54%
20%
24
flagthe United States
9%
9%
52%
26%
295
flagGermany
9%
9%
52%
27%
201
flagAustria
10%
10%
50%
30%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
5%
49%
32%
55
flagPoland
12%
12%
48%
26%
13336
flagthe Netherlands
16%
9%
48%
25%
43
flagItaly
16%
11%
45%
23%
42
flagFrance
4%
24%
43%
26%
41
flagFinland
0%
46%
40%
6%
15
flagNorway
26%
15%
36%
21%
19
flagBelgium
11%
16%
33%
38%
18
flagUnknown
16%
18%
24%
40%
457

Gender

men43%
women39%
Saudi Arabia
10%
16%
Iran
14%
16%
Pakistan
43%
39%
Indonesia
31%
27%

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