How The USA’s Hope of The First Female President Resonates with South Asian Developing Countries

The women of South Asia first showed the world about women’s possibilities as the head of government.

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It was the women of South Asia who showed the world about the possibilities of Women as the head of the government.

Sri Lanka (1960)

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By CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19787234

India (1966)

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Indira Gandhi, Photo from Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Pakistan (1988)

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By iFaqeer — CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=549914

Bangladesh (1991)

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By Mohammed Tawsif Salam — CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15839352

Nepal (2015)

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World Map of elected or appointed female heads of a government list of elected or appointed female heads of state,
World Map of elected or appointed female heads of a government list of elected or appointed female heads of state,
By Tentotwo — CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18363065

“While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last. Because every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities.”- Kamala Harris

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