Thursday, March 08, 2007

Let's Celebrate!

It's International Women's Day!

First Female as Acting Head of State: from December 1917 through March 1918, Yevheniya Bohdanivna Bosh, was Acting Head of Executive Power, Ukraine

First Female President: 1940-44, Khertek Amyrbitovna, was Head of State Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, People's Republic of Tannu Tuva

As of today, there are four reigning Queens/Empresses, six Governor Generals, five Chiefs of Governments of External Territories, and Moçambique, Germany, Jamaica, Latvia, Finland, The Philippines, Liberia, Chile, Switzerland, Israel, and up to yesterday, South Korea, all have a female President or Prime Minister!

Is the US ready for a female president?

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