Women in Politics

Michaelia Cash

Michaelia Cash

Michaelia Clare Cash is an Australian politician who served as the 38th Attorney General of Australia for one year from 2021 to …

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Sussan Ley

Sussan Ley

Susan Penelope Ley is an Australian politician who serves the key position as the deputy leader of the Liberal Party since …

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Marise Payne

Marise Payne

Marise Ann Payne is an Australian politician and legislator who served as minister for foreign affairs and as minister for women from …

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Linda Reynolds

Linda Reynolds

Linda Karen Reynolds CSC is an Australian political figure most known for her tenure as Minister for the National Disability Insurance …

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Karen Andrews

Karen Andrews

Karen Andrews is an Australian politician who holds an impressive resume as someone who held various ministerial positions. She is a member of the …

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Pearlette Louisy

Pearlette Louisy

Louisy was born in the Laborie village of Saint Lucia and attended the Laborie Infant and Primary Schools. On the Javouhey Scholarship, she …

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Hilda C. Heine

Hilda C. Heine

Hilda C. Heine was the first Marshallese woman to hold the position of President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, serving from …

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Rebecca Nyandeng

Rebecca Nyandeng

Rebecca Nyandeng of Mabior, a South Sudanese politician, was born on July 15, 1956. Since February 2020, she has served as …

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Saara Kuugongelwa

Saara Kuugongelwa

Namibia’s fourth and current Prime Minister is Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila. In 2015, she was elected as the country’s first female …

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Samia Suluhu

Samia Suluhu

Samia Suluhu Hassan (27 January 1960) is a Tanzanian politician who is currently serving as the sixth president of Tanzania. A member of the ruling social-democrat Chama Cha Mapinduzi party, she is Tanzania’s ..

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Rose Christiane Raponda

Rose Christiane Raponda

Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda is a Gabonese politician currently serving as the Prime Minister of Gabon since 16 July 2020. She is the first female …

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Rosario Murillo

Rosario Murillo

Rosario María Murillo Zambrana (22 June 1951) is a Nicaraguan politician who has been the first lady and vice president of Nicaragua

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Mehriban Aliyeva

Mehriban Aliyeva

Mehriban Arif qizi Aliyeva (24 October 1964) is an Azerbaijani politician and physician who is currently the Vice President and First Lady of …

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Laya Jonaidi

Laya Jonaidi

Laya Joneidi (born in 1963) is an Iranian lawyer and politician who served as the vice president for legal affairs under President Hassan …

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Masoumeh Ebtekar

Masoumeh Ebtekar

Masoumeh Ebtekar (21 September 1960) is an Iranian activist and politician who is a prominent figure in the Iranian Revolution. She is the former Vice President …

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Elisabetta Casellati

Elisabetta Casellati

Maria Elisabetta Casellati, née Alberti (12 August 1946), is a lawyer and politician from Italy who has served as President of the Italian Senate since 2018. She is the first …

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Leni Robredo

Leni Robredo

Maria Leonor “Leni” Gerona Robredo (23 April 1965) is a Filipina politician, lawyer, and social activist who is the 14th vice president of the Philippines. She is the wife …

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Julie Bishop

Julie Bishop

Julie Isabel Bishop (17 July 1956) is a former Australian politician who served as the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2013 to 2018 and as the …

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Jewel Taylor

Jewel Taylor

Jewel Cianeh Taylor (17 January 1963) is a Liberian politician who is serving as the Vice President of Liberia. She was the First Lady of Liberia under …

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Isatou Touray

Isatou Touray

Isatou Touray (March 17, 1955) is a Gambian politician, social reformer, and activist. She was a vocal opponent of female genital mutilation …

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Inonge Wina

Inonge Wina

Inonge Mutukwa Wina (2 April 1941) is a Zambian politician who served as the 13th vice-president of Zambia from 2015 to 2021. She is the first woman to hold …

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Epsy Campbell Barr

Epsy Campbell Barr

Epsy Alejandra Campbell Barr (July 4, 1963) is a Costa Rican politician and economist, who has served as the country’s First Vice-President since …

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Gina Raimondo

Gina Raimondo

Gina Marie Raimondo (17 May 1971) is an American politician and venture capitalist who has served as the 40th and current Secretary of Commerce of …

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Iliana Iotova

Iliana Iotova

Iliana Malinova Iotova (24 October 1964) is a Bulgarian politician who has been serving as the Vice President of Bulgaria since 2017. During the second round of the 2016 presidential election, she was the running …

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