Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Local Leaders of the Maldive Islands/ Dhivehi Raajjeygen Jumhuriya (Female Suffrage 1932)A sultanate under protection of the British Crown achieved internal Self-government 1948, it became a republic in 1952 and was independent in 1965
Also see Maldives Ministers
2001- Atoll Chief Haseena Moosa, Felidhoo Atoll
The first woman to be appointed Atoll Chief, and has significant influence and authority on the decisions that affect all aspects of life of the Atoll.
Last update 31.05.05