Independent Lens

Bhutto: The First Woman Leader of a Muslim Nation

Clip: Season 12 Episode 22 | 7m 42s

This special educational module explores various elements of the context in which Benazir Bhutto became the first woman leader of a Muslim nation, including the status of women in Pakistan, the influences of Islam and the military on Pakistani politics, the leadership of her father, and her personal family life. In addition, we see the complexities of being a female leader in a Muslim country.

Aired: 03/08/12

Rating: NR

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