PORTRAIT OF WOMEN OF BANGLADESHI OPPOSITION
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PORTRAIT OF WOMEN OF BANGLADESHI OPPOSITION
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40-44
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Begum Khaleda Zia (born 15.08.1945) is a Bangladeshi politician who was the Prime Minister of Bangladesh from 1991 to 1996 and again from 2001 to 2006. When she took office in1991, she was the first woman in the country’s history and second in the Muslim world (after Benazir Bhutto, Paristan) to head a democratic government as prime minister. In the list of 100 Most Powerful Women in the World, Forbes magazine ranked Khaleda Zia at number 14 in 2004. For the better part of the last two decades, Khaleda’s chief rival has been Sheikh Hasina, the leader of the Awami League.
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Bangladesh, opposition, political rivalry, women leaders, patriarchal society
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01.08.2015
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