Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Republic of Tunisia/ Al-Jumhuuriya at-Tunisiya (Female suffrage 1956) An emirate under French Protection 1881-1956 before becoming independent, a republic in 1957

1983-86 Minister of Family and Women Fatthia Mzali 
Wife of Prime Minister Mohammed Mzali, who was in office 1980-86. (b. 1927-).

1984-88 Minister of Social Affairs Souad Yaakoubi Ouhachy
(b. 1938-)

1987-92 Secretary of State of Social Development Nabiha Gueddana
1992-95 Secretary of State of Women and Family by the Premier Minister
(b. 1949-)

1992-93 Secretary of State of Social Development Nezina Mezhoud
1993-95 Minister of Family and Women’s Affairs
From 1996 Ambassador to Norway.

1995-97 Minister for Family and Women by the Prime Minister Nazhia Zarrouk
1997-99 Minister for Family and Women’s Affairs
1999 Minister-Delegate at the Premier Minister's Office in charge of Family and Women's Affairs
1999-2001 Minister at the Premier Minister's Office of Family and Women's Affairs
2001 Minister of Women and Family
2001-03 Minister of Vocational Training and Employment
2003 Minister of Women’s Affairs, Family and Children
Ambassador to Lebanon 2003-05 and from 2005 Second Vice-President of the Chamber of Councillors

1997-98 Minister of State in charge of Reconstruction and Public Enterprises
1998-99 Secretary of State in charge of Public Management Aissa Hidoussi

1999-2001 Minister of Environment and Territorial Planning Faïza Kéfi
2001 Minister of Professional Training and Employment
Ambassador to France, The Netherlands and Norway 2001-03 and President of the Court of Auditors from 2004. (b. 1949-)

1999-2004 Secretary of State by the Minister of Equipment charged with Housing Samira Khayech Belhaj
2004-11 Minister of Equipment, Housing and Territorial Planning
Member of the Central Committee of the ruling Democratic Constitutional Rally in 1993-98. (b. 1953-).

2001-11 Secretary of State for Health Néziha Escheikh

2001-04 Secretary of State for Social Affairs Najah Belkhiria Karoui
2001-11 Secretary of State of Social Affairs and Solidarity, Tunesians Abroad, charged with Social Promotion

2002-11 Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs charged with America and Asian Affairs Saîda Chtioui
Former Ambassador to Switzerland was Ambassador to the Holy See 2001-02. From 2004 Charged with American and Asian Affairs.

2002-03 Secretary of State of Women’s Affairs, Family and Children charged with Children
2004-09 Minister of Women's Affairs, Family, Children and Seniors Salwa Ayachi Labben
Her first name is also transcribed Saloua Ayachi Labben (b. 1956-).

2003 Secretary of State of Women’s Affairs, Family and Children charged with Children Chadlia Boukchina
199?-circa 2003 Second Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale.

2004-07 Secretary of State charged with Childhood and Seniors Sarra Kanoun Jarraya
2007-11 Minister of Women's Affairs, Family, Children and Seniors
(b. 1948-).

2004-11 Secretary of State in charge of Data Processing, Inernet and Free Software Khadija Ghariani
(b.1956-).
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2007-11 Secretary of State to the Minister of Public Health charged with Hospitals Najoua Miladi

2008-11 Secretary of State to the Minister of Women's Affairs, Family, Children and Senior, charged with Children and Seniors Saloua Terzi Ben Attia

2008-11 Secretary of State to the Minister of Technologies and Communication, charged with Informatics, the l’Internet and Free Softwares Lamia Chaffai-Seghaier

2011 Minister of Culture Moufida Tlatli

2011 Minister of Women's Affairs Lilia Laâbidi

2011 Secretary of State to the Minister of Higher Edcuation Fawzia Charfi

2011 Secretary of State to the Minister of Education Rifaat Chaabouni

2011 Minister of Health Habiba Zéhi Ben Romdhane

2011-13 Minister of Environment Mamiya El Banna

2011-14 Minister of Women's Affairs and Family Sihem Badi

2011-14 Secretary of State for Housing Chahida Ben Fraj Bouraoui

 2013-14 Secretary of State charged with the Affairs of Africans and Arabs Leïla Bahria

2014-15 Minister of Commerce and Handicrafts Najla Harrouch Moalla

2014-15 Minister of Tourism Amel Karboul

2014-15 Secetary of State of Women and Family Neila Chaabane Hammouda

2015
- Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Selma Elloumi Rekik

2015-16 Minister of Women, Family and Childhood Samira Meraï
2016- Minsiter of Health

2015-16 Minister of Culture Latifa Lakhdar

2015-16 Secretary of State of Finance Boutheina Ben Yaghlane

2015-16 Secretary of State of Development, Investments and International Cooperation Lamia Zeribi
2016- Minister of Finance

2015-16 Secretary of State of International Cooperation Amel Azzouz

2015-16 Secretary of State for Vounded and Martyrs of the Revolution Majdouline Chern

2016 Minister of Culture Sonia M'Barek

2016- Minister of Women, Family and Childhood Neziha Laabidi

2016- Secretary of State of Professional Traning and Employment charged with Professional Training and Private Initiative Saida Ounissi

 


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