Alees Samaan
Alees Thomas Samaan (sometimes spelled as Alice) is a Bahraini politician and current ambassador to the United Kingdom. She was the first woman to chair a parliament in the Middle East when in April 2...
Taibah Al-Ibrahim
Taibah Al-Ibrahim (طِيبة أحمد الإبراهيم) is a Kuwaiti writer who wrote the first science fiction book in Kuwait. She was candidate for The third constituency in Kuwait in 2008.She received a certifica...
Naziha al-Dulaimi
Naziha Jawdet Ashgah al-Dulaimi (1923, Baghdad – 9 October 2007, Herdecke) was an early pioneer of the Iraqi feminist movement. She was a cofounder and first president of the Iraqi Women League ...
Rachel Cohen-Kagan
Rachel Cohen-Kagan (Hebrew: רחל כהן-כגן‎; Rachel Lubersky 19 February 1888 – 15 October 1982) was a Zionist activist and Israeli politician, and one of only two women to sign the Israeli d...
Merve Kavakçı
Merve Safa Kavakçı (born 19 August 1968, Ankara) is Turkish politician, who was elected as a Virtue Party deputy for Istanbul on April 18, 1999.On May 2, 1999, Kavakçı was precluded from taking her oa...
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Golda Meir
Golda Meir (earlier Golda Meyerson, born Golda Mabovitch, Голда Мабович; May 3, 1898 – December 8, 1978) was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik, politician and the fourth Prime Minister of Israel.Meir was...
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Mehrangiz Dowlatshahi
Mehrangiz Dowlatshahi (13 December 1919 - October 2008) was an Iranian social activist and politician, who held significant positions, including ambassador of Iran and minister of women affairs, as th...
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Khadija Ahrari
Khadija Ahrari was one of the first four women to be the elected to the Afghan Parliament ("Wolesi Jirga") in 1965 following the Constitution of Afghanistan of 1964 which granted women the right to vo...
Rawya Ateya
Rawya Ateya (Arabic: راوية عطية‎, 19 April 1926 – 9 May 1997) was an Egyptian woman who became the first female parliamentarian in the Arab world in 1957.
Rawya Ateya was born in Giza Go...
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Najah al-Attar
Najah Al-Attar (Arabic: نجاح العطار‎; born 10 January 1933) is the Vice President of Syria. She is the only woman to have held the post and has served since 2006.
Attar was born on 10 Ja...
Leyla Qasim
Leyla Qasim (Southern Kurdish: لەیلا قاسم; born 1952 in Xaneqîn, died May 12, 1974 in Baghdad) was a Kurdish activist against the Iraqi Ba'ath regime who was executed in Baghdad. She is known as a nat...
Nesrin Nas
Nesrin Nas (born 1958) is a Turkish academic in economics, politician and the former leader of the Motherland Party (Anavatan Partisi, ANAP).She was born in the Central Anatolian town of Bünyan in Kay...
Habiba Sarobi
Dr. Habiba Sarobi (Persian: حبیبه سرابی‎) (born 1956) is a hematologist, politician, and reformer of the post-Taliban reconstruction of Afghanistan. In 2005, she was appointed as Governor of Bam...
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Fatemeh Ajorlou
Fatemeh Ajorlou (born c. 1966) is a conservative female member of the Iranian parliament (Majlis) representing Karaj, near Tehran. She is Rapporteur of the Majlis Women Faction. and was President Mahm...
Salama al-Khufaji
Salama al-Khufaji was a member of the Interim Iraq Governing Council, created following the United States's 2003 invasion of Iraq. She was appointed on 8 December 2003 to hold the seat formerly held b...
Rend al-Rahim Francke
Rend al-Rahim Francke (born 1949) is an Iraqi political activist who often appears on various current affairs programs. She held the position as Iraqi ambassador to the United States. She is considere...
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