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.

Anisa Hajimumin
أنيسة حاجي المؤمن
Minister of Women & Family Affairs of Puntland
In office
13 Feb 2014 – 18 Jan 2015
PresidentAbdiweli Gaas
Vice PresidentAbdihakim Abdullahi Haji Omar
Preceded byHalimo Haji Hassan
Personal details
BornPuntland, Somalia
Alma materMetropolitan State University
Hamline University

Background edit

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.[1]

In 2013, she founded Hajimumin & Associates, an NGO focused on designing workshops for youth development and women's empowerment.

Minister of Women & Family Affairs edit

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.[2]

References edit

  1. ^ "Anisa Hajimumin". Archived from the original on 14 October 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Somalia: Puntland's new Minister for Women Affairs officially takes over office". 13 February 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.

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