1960: Ceylon elects world's first woman PM
From the BBC, a feature about the world's first woman prime minister, Mrs. Sirimavo Bandaranaike.
Obituary of Sirima Bandaranaike, first woman prime minister in the world, from The Guardian, October 2000.
Sri Lanka: the life and legacy of Sirima Bandaranaike
An analysis by a socialist (4th International) web site on the political history of Sirima Bandaranaike.
Reminiscences of Sirima Bandaranaike
From Columbia University's Center for Oral History, a series of oral history interviews about Sirima Bandaranaike, 1980.
How Mrs. Bandaranaike became Prime Minister in 1960
Article details how Sirima Bandaranaike won the position of prime minister.