Sima Bahous
Under-Secretary-General & Executive Director , UN Women
Sima Bahous

As the UN System’s lead entity on gender equality, I will work to sharpen the focus on our shared priorities for women and girls as part of Agenda 2030, by ensuring effective coordination, building alignment and advancing accountability across partners.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.

Personal Commitments

I commit to ensuring accountability and increased momentum for the commitments made at the Generation Equality Forum, so that they make a concrete transformative impact in the lives of women and girls.
I commit to utilizing every engagement with Member States to advocate for increased women’s political participation, including through the adoption of temporary special measures.