Pakistani Women Leaders

Throughout history, there have been many Pakistani women leaders who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Pakistani female leaders such as Benazir Bhutto, Fatima Jinnah, Maryam Nawaz, Hina Rabbani Khar, Asma Jahangir.

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Benazir Bhutto
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Birthdate: June 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: December 27, 2007

Benazir Bhutto was a Pakistani politician who served as Pakistan's prime minister in two separate terms and became the first woman in a Muslim majority nation to lead a democratic government. She was assassinated, at the age of 54, and after her death has been revered by many as an icon for women's rights.

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Fatima Jinnah
(Sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah)

Fatima Jinnah
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Birthdate: July 31, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: July 8, 1967

Fatima Jinnah was a Pakistani politician, stateswoman, and dental surgeon. She was the younger sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Fatima worked closely with her elder brother, who often sought the advice of his sister. Fatima Jinnah is also credited with co-founding the All Pakistan Women's Association, which aims at promoting the welfare of Pakistani women. 

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Hina Rabbani Khar
(Diplomat, Politician, Entrepreneur, Economist)

Hina Rabbani Khar
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Birthdate: November 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Multan

Hina Rabbani Khar is a Pakistani politician who became the first woman and the youngest person to serve as the Foreign Minister of Pakistan; she was in the office from 2011 to 2013. Prior to serving as the Foreign Minister, Hina Rabbani Khar also became the first female politician to present the national budget in 2009 while serving as the Minister of Finance of Pakistan.   

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Maryam Nawaz
(Politician)

Maryam Nawaz
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Birthdate: October 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lahore

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Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif
(Pakistani Politician)

Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif
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Birthdate: 1950 AD
Birthplace: Lahore

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Asma Jahangir
(Human rights activist, Lawyer)

Asma Jahangir
75
Birthdate: January 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karachi

Asma Jahangir was a Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist. She was a co-founder of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. A lawyer by profession, she played a prominent role in the Lawyers' Movement and also served as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief. She was posthumously awarded the Nishan-e-Imtiaz. 

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Jugnu Mohsin
(Politician known for Progressivism, Women's development)

Jugnu Mohsin
37
Birthdate: 1959 AD
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Jugnu Mohsin is a Pakistani politician and journalist. She was an independent member of the provincial assembly before joining PMLN in 2022. She studied law at the University of Cambridge and became a journalist. She has worked as an editor of The Friday Times and Good Times. She eventually joined politics. She is married to fellow journalist Najam Sethi. 

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Marvi Memon
(politician)

Marvi Memon
50
Birthdate: August 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karachi

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Hadia Tajik
(Jurist)

Hadia Tajik
8
Birthdate: July 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Strand, Norway

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Musarrat Shaheen
24
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Pakistan

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Shaheen Raza
(Politician)

Shaheen Raza
10
Birthdate: 1954 AD
Birthplace: Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan
Died: May 20, 2020