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
flagIndia
15%
1%
66%
15%
53
flagSpain
0%
7%
66%
25%
27
flagRussia
0%
7%
64%
28%
14
flagSweden
13%
6%
60%
20%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
10%
58%
21%
367
flagUkraine
15%
0%
55%
25%
20
flagDenmark
8%
12%
54%
20%
24
flagthe United States
9%
9%
52%
25%
283
flagGermany
10%
10%
52%
26%
190
flagAustria
10%
10%
50%
30%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
11%
3%
49%
33%
53
flagPoland
12%
12%
48%
26%
11501
flagItaly
17%
8%
47%
23%
34
flagFrance
5%
25%
45%
25%
40
flagthe Netherlands
16%
8%
45%
29%
37
flagFinland
0%
46%
40%
6%
15
flagUnknown
19%
15%
35%
29%
71
flagBelgium
11%
11%
35%
41%
17
flagNorway
27%
16%
33%
22%
18

Gender

men48%
women39%
Saudi Arabia
10%
16%
Iran
12%
16%
Pakistan
48%
39%
Indonesia
28%
27%

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