Biennial Thematic Report on Gender and Development (2006-2007)

Date: February 2009
Type: Statutory Reports and Official Records
ADB administration and governance; Gender
Series: Gender and Development Plan of Action Annual Implementation Progress Reports


This report reviews progress of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in supporting the commitments of its developing member countries (DMCs) to gender equality and women’s empowerment over the period 2006-07. It is the second biennial thematic report, and follows the one prepared for 2004-2005.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Gender and MDG Trends in the Region
  • GAD Policy Developments
  • Contribution to Regional and Subregional Cooperation
  • Contribution to Country Operations
  • Contribution to Knowledge Management
  • Partnerships
  • Human Resources
  • Recommendations
  • Appendixes