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Women Who Won

Women Who Won

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Women Who Won by Ros Ball (Hardback)

Did you know that Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka was the first woman in the world to become a democratically elected prime minister? That Tina Anselmi was a wartime resistance fighter who became the first woman to serve as a cabinet minister in Italy? Or that Sylvie Kinigi of Burundi was the first woman to serve as a prime minister in Africa? It is high time these extraordinary women who helped shape our world became household names, and this book brings them at last to the fore. 'Women Who Won' is a celebration of 70 women from the last 100 years: politicians from around the globe who fought for election in a man's world - and won

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