Benazir Bhutto: From Prison to Prime Minister Themes

Libby Hughes
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Privilege

The Bhutto family had a long legacy of wealth in Pakistan. They were significantly wealthy land owners and Benazir Bhutto grew up to enjoy its benefits. The Bhutto family did not live a traditional Muslim life, as Ali Bhutto had been educated in the United States. While her family were practicing Muslims, Nusrat Bhutto did not wear traditional Muslim garb. Bhutto went to Radcliffe and Oxford for her education, which was an extraordinary display of wealth for a Pakistani at the time. She was also able to shadow her father's diplomatic work when he served both as Foreign Minister of Pakistan and as President and Prime Minister. These privileges led her to acquire diplomatic skills that would be quite useful to her later in life.

Despite Bhutto's elite education and upbringing, she claimed to identify with the plight of poor Pakistanis. The PPP was a social democratic party...

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