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Independent Lens | Benazir Bhutto: First Woman Leader of a Muslim Nation | PBS

Duration: 07:43
Program: Independent Lens #1222
Broadcast Date: Mar. 8, 2012

This special educational module explores various elements of the context in which Benazir Bhutto became the first woman leader of a Muslim nation, including the status of women in Pakistan, the influences of Islam and the military on Pakistani politics, the leadership of her father, and her personal family life. In addition, we see the complexities of being a female leader in a Muslim country.

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Post Date: March 7, 2012