About Somaliland MESAF

Ministry of Employment, Social Affairs and Family of the Republic of Somaliland (MESAF) is mandated to serve specific target groups of the society, especially women, children, people with disabilities, and other socially disadvantaged groups/ Vulnerable groups 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 macro/microprograms and projects in the areas of protection of child rights, creating employment opportunities and empowering women to participate in key national decision-making bodies.

Our Vision

MESAF envisions “a society guided and steered by a competitive, and innovative human resources performances with inclusively integrated equity and social welfare”

Our Mission

Productive labor force with organized representative trade unions governed by fair labor laws and policies. MEFAF also stands for valued family cohesion and inclusive society where women, youth, children, minorities, people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups have stake in decision making and participating in all levels of development processes

Core Values







Our Officials

Meet our Officials and contact with them

Hinda Jama Hersi Gani

Minister of MESAF

Abdirashid Ibrahim Abdirahman

Director-General, MESAF