Facts About Sri Lanka

Woman Power In Sri Lanka

Modern World’s First Female Head of Government

World’s First Female Prime Minister
The Honourable Sirimavo Bandaranaike – (1960)
World’s First Female Prime Minister – (Serving for in PM position for three terms)


Ancient Asian Regions First Female Head of State 


First queen of Asia sri lanka Anula
Queen Anula of Anuradhapura (47 B.C. – 42 B.C.)

Women have always had a special place in Sri Lanka compared to other parts of the globe. In fact women were allowed to be educated in Ancient Sri Lanka as ‘schools’ were inside Buddhist temples. Buddhist temples allow all beings to enter regardless of gender, race, sexually, wealth and even religion!

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