Benazir Bhutto
The 1988 Election of Benazir Bhutto


Benazir Bhutto served as the Prime Minister of Pakistan for two non-consecutive terms from 1988-1990 and from 1993-1996. She was the eldest daughter of former Pakistani prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. With her election in 1988, Bhutto became the first female leader of a Muslim country. This video shows coverage … Continue reading

Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai Recalls Being Shot By The Taliban

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“They thought that the bullet would silence us, but they failed”. At age 11, Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani student, became an outspoken proponent of education for girls. Her advocacy made her a threat to the Taliban, who tried to assassinate her on October 9, 2012, while she was riding a … Continue reading