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By Merna Forster

This inspiring assortment profiles outstanding girls ― heroines in technological know-how, recreation, preaching and instructing, politics, struggle and peace, arts and leisure, and mor

In a hundred Canadian Heroines you’ll meet striking ladies in technological know-how, game, preaching and educating, politics, warfare and peace, arts and leisure, and so forth. The publication is stuffed with outstanding evidence and engaging trivialities approximately fascinating figures. observe the various many heroines Canada will be pleased with. learn how we’re remembering them. Or no longer!

Augmented by way of nice fees and pictures, this inspiring assortment profiles awesome girls ― heroines in technological know-how, game, preaching and instructing, politics, struggle and peace, arts and leisure, and extra. Profiles comprise mountaineer Phyllis Munday, activist cover Shimizu, unionist Lea Roback, and film rich person Mary Pickford.

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Before the next elections, a referendum would be held in December. The people were supposedly asked to elect or reject Zia as president. Not surprisingly to most observers, the vote was reported as 95 percent for retaining him. Now he had the job officially for the next five years. Zia won the general election in March 1985. Afterward, he said that the government would operate under civilian, not military, rule. But to Benazir’s sadness, the same strict rules continued. Zia also passed the eighth amendment.

General Yahya Khan was forced to resign. With the end of the war, civilians finally took over the government of Pakistan. The new leader was Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, head of the PPP and father of Benazir. He was named president, army commander in chief, and the first civilian chief martial law administrator. 30 B E N A Z I R B H U T T O Notable Graduates of Radcliffe When Benazir graduated from college with honors, her diploma read Harvard-Radcliffe. After women tried unsuccessfully to get into Harvard University, Radcliffe was founded in 1879 as Harvard Annex.

So far she had lived a relatively anonymous life of ease and comfort, but the reality of her public station in life was only a reminder away. Benazir’s father sent her just such a reminder in a letter he wrote to his daughter soon after her arrival: Here I see your presence like mine in flesh and blood, over every cobble of the streets of Oxford, over every step you take on the frozen stone ladders, through every portal of learning you enter. Your being at Oxford is a dream come true. We pray and hope that this dream turned into reality will grow into a magnificent career in the service of your people.

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