gvA Update

Countries With Female Presidents According to a story by Inter Press Service in 1995, women accounted for 11.3 percent of the worldâs legislators. At about that time only parliaments in the Scandinavian countries had more than 30 percent women. In 1995, only three women were heads of state and only seven were heads of government. Today, there are about 15 female heads of government, world wide. In this connection, 1-Which of the following countries has never had a female head of government? 1. Germany, 2. India, 3. United Kingdom and 4. United States of America. 2-Which of the following African countries is the second, after Liberia to elect a female president? 1. Burundi, 2.Central African Republic, 3. Malawi and 4. Mauritius. ANSWERS 1-The United States is the country listed here that has never had a female as head of government. 2-Mauritius is the second African country after Liberia to have an elected female president. Ameena Gurib, a former professor of organic chemistry is the current president of Mauritius, having been elected by members of the National Assembly in July 2015.

 

Posted: Jun 13th, 2017 @ 09:34:11 AM