As the United States slowly marches towards hopefully its first female President, and as the British appoint their second female Prime Minister, here are a few graphs that make the political glass ceiling visible.
- This map shows the countries that have since independence had a female head of government or state.
2. The one below plots the number of years served by female heads of states or government during 1964-2014.
3. And, finally, the names of current female heads of states and governments. There are fifteen. Yes.