FEMALE WORLD LEADERS CURRENTLY IN POWER
The following is a list of female presidents and prime ministers who are presently in power as of JANUARY 15, 2013.
CURRENT TOTAL: 17
The number of female leaders serving simultaneously has declined a bit in recent years. An unprecedented total of 20 served simultaneously during much of late 2010 to mid-2012.
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