In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.
Commitment to establish in 2018 an RBM Partnership Gender Task Force, bringing in members from throughout the Partnership, to ensure gender considerations are adequately reflected in the malaria sector.
I commit that UN-Habitat will achieve its 50/50 Gender Parity targets in the agreed timeframe, by actively promoting and encouraging the professional development of all female staff using all measures available. Particularly, to offer equal opportunities for their own career development leading to increased female representation at higher levels.
In our dialogue with, and in governing boards of, international organizations in Geneva, encourage organizations to: 1) Attain gender balance at management levels (P5 or equivalent and above) through both short- and long term measures, including the creation of a more conducive work environment, 2) Integrate the gender dimension in programmes, policies, and normative and operational work, and 3) Put in place comprehensive and transparent policies to prevent and address sexual abuse and exploitation.
Continue promoting gender parity in the proposals the Consultative Group submits to the Bureau of the Human Rights Council for the filling of vacancies for experts in the Special Procedures, using the Guidelines for Gender Parity 2015 set out by the Consultative Group.
Step up efforts to ensure that gender equality is part and parcel of the IPU's work and functioning, including by: a) Operationalising a gender mainstreaming tool for all programmes of support to parliaments by 2018; b) Carrying out an assessment of the work environment at the IPU from a gender perspective in 2018; c) Track and publicly report on the gender composition of all panels that the IPU organises at regional and international meetings; d) Continue to organize “Parity Debates” during IPU Assemblies, where there is gender parity on the panel and gender balance among participants
Launch a global consultation framed and led by young women to better understand the issues and opportunities that are at the heart of their experiences in the world today and the ways they want to organise to be champions of change.
Support the UN Secretary-General in the development of a more equitable and enabling workplace environment through implementation of the zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment, including through strengthening policies and development of measures and products to better inform and support staff.
Ensure that all selection panels for new positions in the mission include at least one man and one woman as we believe this will help us avoid gender bias in selecting our personnel.
I commit to spearheading and organizing initiatives in Kenya that showcase the empowerment of Kenyan women, and that support and nurture the rights of girls.