HOW MANY COUNTRIES HAVE ELECTED FEMALE LEADERS?

The competition between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss to become prime minister has been fierce, not only because it comes off the back of Boris Johnson’s controversial exit, but because both candidates have very differing views on running the country.

Truss will be the third woman to hold the title of Prime Minister of Great Britain but female leadership in world power is still a relatively modern phenomenon. To date, there have only been 63 countries since 1960 where a woman has held the highest position of executive power.

Read more at: https://www.history.co.uk/articles/how-many-countries-have-elected-female-leaders

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