Women in Politics offers inspiring profiles of women who broke through gender barriers to become successful in the political realm--not only in the United States, but around the world. Delve deep into the lives of the world's most powerful women in politics, and learn how ambition and altruism make these extraordinary women truly extraordinary leaders. Bhutto became the first woman to lead the government of a Muslim country when she became prime minister of Pakistan in 1988. She has been ousted from power twice since entering office, and continues to fight to this day to institute democracy and reform in her country.