Maimunah Mohd Sharif
Executive Director, UNā€Habitat
Global Board
Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Gender equality and women’s empowerment are very important issues. Women and girls are the ‘human face’ of cities and we must have equal opportunities for all and enjoy good quality of life as a basic human rights.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.

Personal Commitments

Establish a broad mentorship programme for women colleagues based in Kenya to guide and promote their career growth, enhance work-life balance and improve the quality of work life of female colleagues.
Establish a senior accountability mechanism to help ensure a gender responsive workplace while monitoring gender parity and mainstreaming within UN-Habitat.