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Pakistan People’s Party.“Mohtarma Benazir Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto” Leadership styles: (Path-Goal Leadership Styles) “Aggressive” She was an aggressive leader because at the age of 26 her father Mr. so that she can convey her strategies. how to cope with opposition. Her keen concern and directive attitude leads her towards Directive Leadership. And to some extent people says that “it runs in their blood”. Her aggression shows her members to be focused and ready to meet the unpredictable situations. As far as Path Goal Leadership Styles are concerned. Directive Leadership: As Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was the chairperson of the executive members of her Party. Participative Leadership: Mohtarma selected very well educated and intellectuals for her executive members committee. Bhutto’s speeches were also very loud and full of aggression. then assassinated. so she has to lead her members in each and every prospective related to party’s well being. goals and ideas easily with them and she always expect suggestions from them. Mr. how to make goodwill in front of their voters. The burden of chairmanship. her behavior leads her personality towards Participative Leadership. Z. . she had no other choice but to continue in the work that he had started and left her studies and career because so many of his followers wanted her to do so. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (the Prime Minister of Pakistan at that time) was imprisoned. She never took any major decision without consulting her committee members. she has had the qualities of both “Directive Leadership” and “Participative Leadership”. the achievement of her goal and the frustration of revenge developed the aggression in her style. So.
He was "not an angel". Later in the conversation she insists she is "detached in a sense from the material world. This actually proves that she is the leader by power. Everybody wants to follow someone who is honest and speaks truth every time. who was a wealthy socialite and playboy before their marriage and since accused of staggering corruption. "I think that my husband is also associated with certain people which gave him a bad name. She has set up a moral example of a woman leadership in Pakistan. may have been at fault. I think my husband also had a different view about patronage than what is now acceptable." (The clash between her obvious wealth and her belief in the ascetics of Sufism appears to her no contradiction. "But if I have property. She accepted some blames boldly as they are true. as she herself has said that her career path was not politics but she always wanted to pursue her career in journalism but due to circumstances of her father being executed she with the support and persuasion of PPP. And indeed when she was studying in the Harvard University. She usually admit and speaks truth even things went against her. But to say that he broke the law. to say that he was involved in illegal acts is wrong.Types of leader We cannot tell a single personality of Benazir Bhutto. what is wrong with having property? I am not an un-propertied woman. her ideas and intellectual thought was always for the better future of Pakistan.") Yet in an unguarded moment of honesty she admits her husband. she did have the qualities of the leadership as she had participated in the rally of Vietnam War. For example in an interview she admitted some blames on her husband’s and talks about her wealth and property. she was indeed a leader of multiple types. Traits of Benazir’s Leadership: Honest Honesty is the basic trait for a leader. position achieved as the people of PPP thought she is the only best candidate after her father." . She was also an intellectual leader as she believe that the freedom should be provided to the media as well as she had always focus on removing the gender discrimination on women. to say that he stole money. Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto is honest and her followers trust her. she chose to become a leader and follow on the footsteps of her father. by emphasizing that the women should be given equal rights. She has owned properties for years.
her moderate vision makes Pakistan run towards forward with world and its challenges. She usually distributed gifts and money among poor and spent time with them. "Who Wants to Kill Benazir Bhutto" (30 October 07).”Benazir went on to become the first woman prime minister of a Muslim country. She was a leader with clear vision. like her father. Similarly her vision about Kashmir is well renowned and supported accepted by different thought of people. He said. . way of conversation and leadership role shows her competency. She was Strong and determinant in her vision. "When I interviewed Bhutto in New York in Aug-07. She has great control over her nerves she never ever said harsh words to even speaking to opposition. She answered by saying she must return. He told her once that she will be more popular than Indira Gandhi . Benazir Bhutto’s father (Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto) had encouraged her from a young age to make a difference. Strong She has strong personality and she never gets rude with workers or anyone else. Benazir Bhutto was a brave and a bold lady. No one can give even a single example of her rudeness. Forward-Looking Progressive nature of Benazir always allow Pakistan to grow with world. It is beyond doubt that.and even more successful. I asked whether she thought she might be killed if she returned to Pakistan. She gives the impression that being in danger is her fate". Competent In her life she shows a strong and powerful personality and her democratic way of thinking. That’s why she was famous for her kindness. she was famous for her woman’s policy and vision about woman and Islam. Benazir Bhutto will continue to be a powerful symbol for women in the Middle East and beyond. Robert Novak in his Op-Ed. was all praise for her boldness. Inspiring She was such an inspiring woman. Kind She is kind especially to her workers as well as the labor. Benazir didn’t give up and she did succeed by being head of the Muslim-majority state. Benazir’s strength of character showed that if you don’t give up you will most likely succeed. This shows the power of inspiration. Bold Benazir will long be remembered by many as someone who was a very strong person and never gave up. vision.
Benazir Bhutto has played a huge role. However. she saved her people from the military for a while and brought much advancement from the Western such as electricity and television.Basic principles: Benazir Bhutto was the first woman elected to lead a Muslim country. she was assassinated after a speech in Rawalpindi. she should let another determined leader to be the candidate. Even Laurence Gourret. Much of her life was spent working for these values for the women of the world and for all people who cherish freedom and democracy the selfless courage and commitment demonstrated by Benazir Bhutto will continue to inspire many others who wish to shape the future "Benazir Bhutto's courage to stand tall for a cause she firmly believed in must continue to serve as an example for all of us who aspire to serve mankind and to make this world a better and more livable one” Benazir Bhutto found herself forced into the political arena as a child when her father was imprisoned and eventually hanged for his democratic efforts in Pakistan. equality and modernity in Pakistan. obsession of military on Benazir Bhutto and PPP (Pakistan People Party) caused Benazir’s government to fall two times and made them lose the elections in 1997. Benazir's was a rare woman's voice speaking out for democracy and against violence. Shortly." . Pakistan. 'Why would you continue a journey that is so difficult. I had no choice but to pick it up. In a region of such global importance. puritanical force in her country was always humiliating her personally and obstructing her reforms. She was Pakistan’s hope for true democracy. conditions in Pakistan were not easy. Pakistan advanced very rapidly in very short time. Even though Benazir succeeded many. so painful?' I do it out of a belief that my leadership has changed much and can change more. l’envers du voile. "I'm often asked. Despite all the good things she accomplished. she had determination and vision to succeed and effects of her personality can easily be seen in her government term. she decided to return and join elections for the fourth time but unfortunately. Return of Benazir may be considered as her biggest mistake her life." Bhutto said. a journey that included her family members and herself being held as political prisoners at times and twice being unconstitutionally ousted from her position as prime minister. in her book. "The gauntlet of leadership was thrown down before me. After ten years. considers Pakistan as the “A country that is impossible to lead” (Gourret. Unfortunately. Bhutto steered a course to become the youngest prime minister in the world and the only female prime minister in the Muslim world. in the democratization process of Pakistan. 69) and this strong opposition she suffered causes her to be dismissed from office twice with charges of corruption and maladministration. Bhutto said that she steered toward democracy. who did not attract the attention of the opposition as much as she did. she had to deal with the great opposition that came from past and even now it continues. Benazir. I do it because I must. Building on her passion from that experience. who criticizes Benazir harshly.
on 14th August 1983.In addition. Considering the political turbulence in Pakistan and the strict rules of Islamic government before her. Benazir was in jail at that time. She did great things to her country. In February 1981 a political alliance named as ‘Movement for Restoration of Democracy’. Benazir is being hailed as a martyr for freedom and democracy. Benazir was the person who brought Pakistan's strange variety of democracy. empowerment of the poor and an inspiration for the intelligential. in many ways. "Daughter of Destiny. she brought many technologies and provided many opportunities to her people. not only the big cities but the rural areas also joined . the chairperson of PPP. in the means of improvement. During her time in office. at the age of 35. addressed to the people of Pakistan. into disrepute and who helped fuel the current.Islami supported General Zia’s stance. For the first time in the history the country. an inspiring figure for the people desiring change in their lives the former prime minister motivated people to stand up against extremism and said she was the first politician who “fearlessly” spoke against parochialism." She received the Bruno Kreisky Award for Human Rights in 1988 and the Honorary Phi Beta Kappa Award from Radcliffe in 1989. After 20 months. she drafted an appeal in the name of Nusrat Bhutto. but she is definitely a good one. but Jammat-e. in opposition of the MRD. Highlighting her ideas and ideals for democratic advancement. Political parties announced boycott of the non-party elections. She started struggle for democratic government in Pakistan from jail at Karachi. she opened many schools. Bhutto spoke of the need for democracy. Bhutto is the author of "Foreign Policy in Perspective" and her autobiography.including reducing discrimination between men and women. she emphasized the need to heal past wounds and to put an end to the divisions in Pakistani society . She also launched a nationwide program of health and education reform. she knew that Pakistan must advance. Bhutto was reelected in 1993. In 1988. but far from being a natural democrat. gave many rights back to women and made roads. brought technology. Bhutto was elected prime minister of Pakistan. however. what she has at least “tried” to accomplish can also be accepted as a success in itself. really a form of 'elective feudalism'. She had very strong determination as it can be seen in her life and decisions. popularly known as MRD. growth of the Islamists. was formed by Pakistan People’s Party. becoming the youngest world leader and the first female prime minister in the Muslim world. the MRD launched its new movement. which any military coup before her could not. Benazir Bhutto represented aspirations of the Pakistanis for modern democracy. Her core task: Today. along with the other parties of Pakistan. In the meanwhile. She was a great leader. a rival political party ousted her government. but she contributed her part from jail. apparently unstoppable. Also she had vision. equality and human rights in Muslim nations. She was a tolerant leader and had full faith in democracy. to rise against the dictatorship of General Zia and the people of Pakistan arose.
The populist leadership of Benazir Bhutto was a testimony to Islam’s inherent compatibility with democracy. . and also a tragic casualty of the Iraq-Afghanistan-style US-sponsored ‘democracy’. and much more. human rights. she was in fact a symbol of. no field should be left open for the dictators manipulate. As the Muslim world’s first woman prime minister. This showed the concern of the masses for democracy. Benazir Bhutto herself was interested that she must take part in non-party basis polls as independent candidates. Benazir was no icon of ‘democracy’. gender equality. She was of the view that. Benazir Bhutto was living proof of a Muslim nation’s willingness to be elected by a woman leader—a reality reflecting the highest form of democratic expression that is yet to be realized in much of the Democratic West.agitation. liberty. a democracy that was meant to legitimize rather than challenge a US-approved dictatorship.
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Typical activity patterns of leader for people. she was sophisticated and used to use heavy words of English also known as dictionary words. she could not fully take control of the party in Pakistan. she was well aware of the whole picture of the future. as such when she was going to come to Pakistan. Benazir had always mold herself according to the situation or the people she was facing. She used to operate from there. all the arrangements of her arrival as well as the supporters were already arranged by the subordinates so henceforth her job In her absence was shared as well as she being a leader needs support of her subordinate to make her motive come true and a complete success. knowing the risk she is basically taking but she has no choice. As giving confidential information to her subordinates she herself is delegating the authority. and it can only operate when she had share information with the leader of PPP who was working as a replacement. due to freedom of media as well as Gender discrimination of Women. she had to confide her opinions and views resulting in distributing power. Overall grooming of Education was seen in her. 2) 3) 4) 5) . Buy sharing information. As she had always knew what her goals were she never had to go astray she always believed in democratic leadership. when she gives the speech she use simple words so even a common people of Pakistan can understand and when she was giving an interview on BBC and CNN and many other channels. (Effective use of time): 1) Sharing Information.When Benazir Bhutto was staying in Dubai.
growth. No doubt she has qualities of successful leader. Pakistan was identified with her name as Prime Minister. a great public speaker with the ability to use clear words and text. poverty. Benazir Bhutto’s influential role in world politics signifies the rise of women as valued and essential world leaders. In no time. Leaving Pakistan twice due to critical political situation is diplomatic decision of Benazir shows a powerful role of her leadership. Decisional . Using different languages and her speech inspire people with deep impact. In most cases opposition nominee her for common cause as a head. Spokesperson: The Benazir Bhutto Speech demonstrates good oratory skills. she had developed her influence on the world scene bringing people and countries closer to Pakistan using the style of people’s diplomacy. equality. Informational Observer: She is keen observer and have deep look into political matters.Role and activities affected by aspect of the situation: She proved her capabilities by leading the country and the people surprising the whole world with her political and diplomatic skills. people’s rights and many more. and justice. Leader: Benazir Bhutto represented a “yes I can” attitude — one of determination for change. In most part of the world. Her multi-observer personality leads her to perform in every aspect of politics. There is no need to go far beyond in her last campaign and struggle for democracy she again was selected a figurehead and leader for all parties for their common cause against President Musharraf. Interpersonal Figurehead: Benazir bestowed figurehead personality.
Her way to handling situation with wisdom makes her personality more powerful as a leader. she had also used external sources as her way to communicate with her supporters as well as Pakistan. so to stay there and get full information on her party and she used to convey her orders from there. Unstructured Data Benazir Bhutto never hesitated in giving whether she was in conspiracy or openly blame she never bothered with the criticisms she received due to her husband. . newspapers. External – For every party in Pakistan it is said that everyone get information from an outsource whether it is through a spy in another party or those who have gain an information from the media. and being a leader had a greater impact as the party use to move or do anything with her concern. she believed in proper planning throughout life and nothing had stop her in what she wanted to do. as it is not a prediction but in a source from where she had gain information. she had gain source from the outsider and indeed it’s a proof because before she came to Pakistan she gave an interview in which she implied such points which had come true and even her death. Structured Data She had attended many seminars and meetings as they are countless resulting that she always prefer that meetings should be organized as well planned.For the past few years when she was banned from Pakistan she had settled in Dubai. She always had time for interviews but they were always structured and in a sequence she had always given precise and accurate answers. Specially her negotiations with opposition in her era of power. Negotiator: she is no doubt a best negotiator with convincing power and making harmony in hard environments even when she is not in power she has influence and consider a good negotiator as strong opposition member. Importance of external activities and information network for accomplish any task for your leader Source: Internal . Disturbance handler: Her disturbance handler personality set lot of example for leaders. She had always faced the media as well as people of Pakistan and always thought about the ways to resolve the issue.
" Her work is cut out for her in a country with a 3 percent population growth rate." . . where clan rather than class plays a major role in domestic politics." a long-time friend. "She has a great capacity for work. Even her worst critics would say that “she was a masterful politician. and Corazon Aquino all have preceded Benazir Bhutto as elected national leaders.a trailblazing feminist. the first woman to lead a Muslim nation in modern times . In Asia. their needs and their hopes. regarded with curiosity in the West as the first woman to head a modern Islamic state. nevertheless. that where Muslim women do not enjoy equal rights with men. They will be pulling for her. Amina Piracha said. She is. even one of People magazine's 50 most beautiful people. always fresh and collected. and demonstrate through their support. accused rogue. and ethnic tensions that translate into dangerous rivalries between major provincial power centers and within the central government. Benazir Bhutto was many things . especially because she is a woman. That was her real achievement. past and present. aristocratic populist. That is in her favor at home. she was the appealing and glamorous face of Pakistan . they would say at least she gave us a voice and she talked about us and our problems.Leadership prototypes: She was the perfect reflection of Pakistan. I've seen her work solidly from seven in the morning to three or four the next morning. Indira Gandhi. But to many Pakistanis. a dearth of natural resources. "If you asked an ordinary person what they achieved when Benazir Bhutto was in power. it is not because the Quran.'' said Zaffar Abbas. an editor for the respected Dawn newspaper. To the West. or the teachings of the Prophet Mohammad would have it so.though her aura was dimmed by accusations of corruption. personality and beauty were appreciated by many and she commanded respect "She's gone through a very traumatic time. Sirimavo Bandaranaike. she was a victim of roiling passions in the nation she sought to lead for a third time.'' "She helped create a new identity for Pakistan as a place where women could be prime minister.zealous guardian of her dead father's legacy. but we didn’t find any bitterness in her. she was a leader who spoke for them. for educated men and women all over the Islamic world Benazir Bhutto's triumph is a vindication of Islamic civilization. the Holy book of Islam. where educated Muslims are at pains to explain. Although the political program she represents has a modern and secular orientation. Her intellect. And in the end. She knew "what the people of this country wanted.
She said: "I have three children of my own and I love them very much.a direction of hope. go for it.Her handwriting divulges the character and outlook of . I want a better future for Pakistan and I need to go back to Pakistan whatever the risks are. who at the age of 35 became the youngest person and the first woman to head a Muslim Nation. peace and prosperity. Don't be afraid. To me. especially if they are prepared to work hard." Inspiration: She communicates in a gentle way and always showed high expectations for the betterment of her country She always focused on efforts and enhances understanding of goals as She said.Charismatic or transformational approach and there dimensions: Charisma She was a charismatic and eloquent leader who is also a graduate of Oxford and Harvard. and society will acknowledge and respect you for it. educated. Individualized consideration: Benazir Bhutto was very much concentrated and having supportive behavior directed towards her party and her country. in Pakistan and everywhere else." "If you believe in something. Be ready to pay that price and you can contribute to the welfare of the society. all Pakistani people are my children and I love them as much as my very own children. and each individual deserves a chance to succeed. and a reviled Pakistani leader in history . but know that when you go for it there's a price to be paid. Each individual is given a life once to lead. People need peace and they need opportunity. Millions of other women in Pakistan and other countries looked up to her as a role model and a visionary icon. "My hope is really for a world of peace that provides people with opportunities to prosper. respected. She displayed absolutely no fear when every time she cleared out very strongly about her longing for democracy in Pakistan and how she and her people would take Pakistan in a new direction. That's the world I'd like to see. In fact she Provide a vision and a sense of mission also inspire and build trust and respect among people." Intellectual Stimulation: Bhutto was one of the most well-known.
Musharraf feared only Benazir. Her education likely led her to be open-mined and tolerant. She rose above all as a national leader and was beating them to it. simplicity of writing). She was just 24 when she took over the Pakistan People's Party. Intelligence (trendiness. In a patriarchal society. Also she did not care for others’ opinions unless they mirrored her philosophies. Visionary: Benazir Bhutto was a great leader her personality made her stand completely apart from all the rival political leaders: she was a leader with a clear vision for her country. a democratic and economically strong Pakistan where human rights were protected and which acted as a source of regional stability and global peace. and a strong focus on today also helped her lead her people. a woman taking on the Pakistan Army and the maledominated establishment was no mean task. which found it hard to resist the allure of the charismatic female leader of an otherwise male-dominated Islamic nation.. Zia feared only Benazir. During her education at Oxford. It was this vision that motivated her politics and inspired her struggle for revival of democracy in Pakistan. this is the real reason why she was great. Her writing shows initiative. Empowering: She was a woman of great intelligence and even greater contradictions. The Harvard and Oxford-educated Bhutto had become an icon in the West. insight (gaps between letters). aged only 16. She preferred to keep her speech plain and to-thepoint. and directness. In 1973 she went on to Oxford University to study. Being learned and well-spoken gave her the edge a politician needs. She was capable enough to be the student of these universities and she proved herself at each level in her study period as well as in politics. Benazir Bhutto was far from perfect. Interactive: Benazir struggled to the last. she was the first foreign woman elected president of the Oxford Union. Passionate: .this highly influential figure. though she was loath to admit it. consistent lettering. a prestigious debating society. Creative: She when at Harvard University in the USA. She was always popular with her base for a variety of her achievements. where religious fascism and discrimination is the norm. lack of caution. They didn't fear anyone else but only Benazir. But she was an advocate of democracy and one of the world's most-recognized women leaders.
never once backing away from her responsibility to her family. Benazir Bhutto waged a relentless struggle for the restoration of democracy and human rights in the country . From July 1977 to 1988 as a leader of the Pakistan People's Party. .As the first female leader of an Islamic state. Bhutto guided the people of Pakistan.She faced the oppression with courage and determination. to her country and to the principles of democracy and human rights.
She is a strong and independent woman. and live in peace and harmony with others at all times. Focus on her vision and looking-forward to make Pakistan a visionary state. Power and position can buy one some time to develop influence. nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to her "out of the blue". discoveries. She is a considerate and thoughtful friend. Benazir Bhutto is an idealist who would like to paint the world in pastel colors. even some times it seem that she is doing wrong but time showed that she is very right at that time • Maintaining focus: An independent and original thinker. and has a real flair for making others feel accepted and appreciated. Benazir Bhutto is often torn with indecision and is much more at odds with her than others would ever guess based on her flawless disposition. but of influence. but influence truly comes from strategic leadership. unpleasant emotions. and innovations. Benazir Bhutto could be simply a dreamer. Her mind functions in an intuitive. She has a great sense of time. She is able to see points of similarity and unity with people who are vastly different from her. Benazir Bhutto grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. Otherwise. Benazir is excited by new ideas. determination on her goals even when swimming upstream. Learning to discipline and focus her mind is necessary if Bhutto wishes to use all of her creative potential. • Navigation and a sense of timing: The sense of time can refer either to the perception of relatively short periods of time. And no Doubt that Benazir Bhutto is a successful strategic leader by continuously focusing on • Intentional and consistent modeling: By making her vision after her father’s mission with determination. . • Building relationships: Her desire for harmonious relationships and surroundings is so strong that she avoids personal confrontation or any expression of intense.Dimensions of effective strategic leadership: Leadership is not a function of power or position. with dreams and ideologies that went totally out to make them come true. Inwardly. She understands the situation and speak and act according. Or better understanding of situation time to time. and befriend many different types of people. She always thinks and focuses with Consistency. She is very opinionated.
Benazir Bhutto lived and died by her political conviction. It was a life spent sometimes in power. renowned. but forever under threat. Ms Bhutto has shown what it takes to move on a determined path dictated by the imperatives of objectives. From tax reforms to disciplined spending. when she was 25years old. famous and internationally respected leader. after Zia’s death. She had the Positional Power. Benazir said: . and determined leader. Even though she was a woman. She knew a lot of her popularity came from her father’s sad ending and it was her strategy to emphasize her role as the daughter of the martyr. also having necessary skills. After becoming Prime Minister she made promises 24 to the people. mostly in exile. it is important to point out that Bhutto was pursuing power in a Muslim country. The world knows her for her struggle for democracy in a Muslim country. Benazir stood as a beacon of light for all those who would like to see Pakistan emerge as an economic power house. from infrastructure development to creating a name for Pakistan in the international market. She graduated from Harvard University as cum laude in 1973. Like her father. In 1986 Benazir went back to Pakistan and decided to run for Prime Minister defying her father’s executor. and that her only goal was to eliminate inequality and introduce democracy as her father wanted. character. arrogant. her parents raised her in a relatively free environment. she had the characteristics of a leader. from social sectors to community development. from tariff rationalization to introduction of privatization through broad based selling of small shares. But she was seen as an effective. clothes. and vision made her prominent in her whole journey.Leader’s basis of power: Benazir Bhutto was born in Pakistan in1953. unique. For all her charisma. Benazir’s father was executed by General Mohammed Zia. she was not able to keep that due to some reasons. She was seen as arrogant and as a person that didn’t take criticism. and she was not able to gain the sympathy of the military sector of her country. However. and shelter. In her we have lost perhaps the most remarkable. If she was allowed to complete her terms in office. she even shared his simple slogan which championed the cause of the poor: "Bread. but she was inexperience. She was dedicated to her cause and government. Despite the fact Benazir Bhutto was a Prime Minister in a Muslim country. strong. by transforming it as a cause of the people. acclaimed. But she was having an agenda. Benazir Bhutto received a series of critics related with the way she conducted herself. where the role of women is diminished. but there is less appreciation of her contributions to economic and social development of Pakistan. Pakistan’s history would have been different.
" Instituting Best Practices for Continuous Improvement: Pakistan built its first functioning nuclear weapon when the late Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was in power. like Angela Merkel in Germany. I think we can be more comfortable with the notion that it is no longer only a man's world. and Pratibha Patil in India.. and so I had to prove to the men that I had all the male qualities. I certainly felt that I was a woman operating in a man's world. the rise of several prominent female leaders reflects the important gains that women as a group have made in the political sphere. But now 30 years down the line. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in Liberia. and so I could be quite aggressive particularly in terms of speech. Installing Support System to Carry Out Strategies: She helped to move Pakistan from a dictatorship to democracy in 1977. It always inspires women.. Components of Implementing Strategy: Establishing Strategy Supportive Policies: Benazir Bhutto. there is a feeling that she will understand. draw attention to the many ways in which access to political office is still very much stratified by gender. During her time as Prime minster she • Bought electricity to the countryside • Promoted education so she build schools all over the country • Make hunger. Such developments have sparked widespread discussion as to the role of sex and gender in political life. as well as the continued under-representation of women in politics more generally. Michelle Bachelet in Chile. There are quite a few women out there and we women can start being more like women. 2009b). women had to show they were as tough as men. says former US Air Force Secretary Thomas Reed. For others. She sought to implement social reforms. however. Benazir Bhutto's legacy is important: "It makes a lot of difference if a woman is head of government. housing Health her top priorities. For some. the experiences and portrayals of female politicians. we don't have to outdistance or outperform men we can start being confident about ourselves. First Lady running to become the first female the former prime minister of Pakistan This follows on from interest in the election of other female leaders around the globe. in particular helping women and the poor. There is a feeling of greater security somehow."When we first started out I think that. . and coincides with the election of record numbers of women to national parliaments worldwide (InterParliamentary Union.
respect and indeed an inspiration for women due to being the first women in a Muslim country to become a Prime Minister. and not feared from her death. improvement in housing and education. and developed strategies to support them in every possible way. . Benazir Bhutto will always be in the memory of many people of Pakistan as well as the World who admire. her sacrifices for her country.During her political career she always supported Freedom of press and media empowerment of women and minority groups.
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