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Anisa Abdulkadir Hajimumin (Somali: Anisa Cabdulqaadir Xaajimuumin, Arabic: أنيسة حاجي المؤمن) (born November 20, 1978) is a Somali American politician, social activist and writer. She is the Minister of Women & Family Affairs of Puntland.
أنيسة حاجي المؤمن
|Minister of Women & Family Affairs of Puntland|
|Assumed office |
13 Feb 2014
|Vice President||Abdihakim Abdullahi Haji Omar|
|Preceded by||Halimo Haji Hassan|
|Alma mater||Metropolitan State University |
Hajimumin was born in the Puntland region, situated in northeastern Somalia. She later moved to Minneapolis, where she earned a BA in Women Studies from Metropolitan State University. She also graduated in Public Administration specializing on public policy analysis and human resource development at Hamline University. Additionally, Hajimumin previously worked as an immigration paralegal Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.
In 2013, she founded Hajimumin & Associates, an NGO focused on designing workshops for youth development and women's empowerment.
Minister of Women & Family AffairsEdit
On 13 February 2014, Hajimumin officially took office in Puntland's state capital, Garowe. Former Minister Halimo Haji Hassan handed over to the new minister documents containing the recent developments achieved by the previous team of the ministry and pending plans. Hajimumin thanked the previous minister and vowed to protect and strengthen women's rights.
- "Anisa Hajimumin". Archived from the original on 14 October 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
- "Somalia: Puntland's new Minister for Women Affairs officially takes over office". Retrieved 7 April 2014.