Zainab Hawa Bangura
Director-General, United Nations Office at Nairobi
Zainab Hawa Bangura

Gender inequality is not a woman’s fight alone; it is a collective effort and we each have a part to play in balancing the scales towards a more equal society.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.

Personal Commitments

Operationalize the Network of Women Leaders at the Nairobi duty station, including organizing regular meetings of the Network at least every six months, with a view to supporting and mentoring women staff members at UNON advance in their careers at all levels.
Ensure that UNON incorporates innovative approaches to the mental health needs and well-being of staff in response to gender-based violence. The UN Joint Medical Service, in collaboration with other divisions, actively reaches out to staff at least three times a year.