Votes for Women: The Women in Politics Quiz

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  • The world's first female prime minister ruled what country?

    • On July 20, 1960, Sirimavo Bandaranaike became prime minister of Sri Lanka, making her the country’s and the world’s first woman ever to hold that highest seat in the land. Nicknamed the “weeping widow,” Bandaranaike took over the role from her husband who was assassinated by a Buddhist monk.
    • On July 20, 1960, Sirimavo Bandaranaike became prime minister of Sri Lanka, making her the country’s and the world’s first woman ever to hold that highest seat in the land. Nicknamed the “weeping widow,” Bandaranaike took over the role from her husband who was assassinated by a Buddhist monk.
    • On July 20, 1960, Sirimavo Bandaranaike became prime minister of Sri Lanka, making her the country’s and the world’s first woman ever to hold that highest seat in the land. Nicknamed the “weeping widow,” Bandaranaike took over the role from her husband who was assassinated by a Buddhist monk.
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