Wafa Saed Bani Mustafa, Minister of Social Development, Jordan

Wafa Saed Bani Mustafa

Minister of Social Development, Jordan

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H.E. Wafa Saed Bani Mustafa currently serves as the Jordan's Minister of Social Development since October 27, 2022, having previously served as Minister of State for Legal Affairs. A lawyer turned politician, she was the first woman to win three consecutive parliamentary terms starting in 2010. Mustafa co-founded the non-profit Jordanian Masarat for Development and Progress in 2021, focusing on women's political and economic empowerment. She has played a significant role in advancing women's rights in Jordan, including leading efforts to repeal Article 308 of the Penal Code and reform domestic violence and civil rights laws. Read more

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