“My mum was the world’s first woman prime minister.”
In 1960, Sirimavo Bandaranaike was elected prime minister of Sri Lanka and became the first female prime minister in the world.
Recently her daughter Sunethra Bandaranaike spoke to BBC World Service about her mother.
"My mum was the world’s first woman prime minister."
— BBC World Service (@bbcworldservice) November 21, 2020