Ministry of Employment, Social Affairs and Family of the Republic of Somaliland (MESAF) is mandated to serve for specific target groups of the society, especially women, children, people with disabilities and other socially disadvantaged groups including refugees, asylum seekers, IDPs, returnees and minorities to ensure their rights of accessing basic services, fair employment opportunities, and protection support are ensured.

MESAF managed to have strong working relationships with different stakeholders for designing and implementing of macro/microprograms and projects in the areas of protection of child rights, creating employment opportunities and empowering women to participate key national decision-making bodies.