Wahiba Fara’a

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Wahiba Fara’a is a Yemeni politician and a former Minister in the Cabinet of Yemen. She was appointed head of the newly formed Ministry of State for Human Rights in 2001, becoming the country's first female minister.[1]

She established Queen Arwa University, the first private university in Yemen, in 1996. She currently works as a businesswoman.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Human Rights & Women's political participation". Embassy of the Republic of Yemen, Washington D.C. Retrieved 2007-04-18.