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First Female PM, First Female President, and How They Got There

Quiz time!

1. What was the first country to have a female head of state?

Sri Lanka!

In 1960, Sirimavo Bandaranaike became the first Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and of any country in the world! 349 more words

Eulogy for Father Victor L. Badillo, SJ by the Astronomical League of the Philippines (ALP)

by Jose A. Aguilar, M.D.
Vice-President, ALP

Good evening. I am Dr. Jett Aguilar, a medical doctor and an amateur astronomer representing the Astronomical League of the Philippines (ALP) 1,158 more words

Corazon Aquino


Corazon Aquino was the first woman to become president of the Philippines and the first female president of any Asian country. Corazon staunchly opposed the current governmental regime of the Philippines and, at the urging of the people, ran in the election for president under the United Nationalist Democratic Organization though she had no previous political experience. 278 more words

First Woman