Country Gender Assessment: Sri Lanka

Institutional Document | December 2008

The Sri Lanka Country Gender Assessment examines the gender gaps in various sectors of Sri Lankan society.

The Sri Lanka Country Gender Assessment updates information contained in the 2004 Country Gender Assessment published by ADB. It comprises four chapters that examine the gender gaps in various sectors of Sri Lankan society. In particular, it defines modes through which ADB is committed to support the government and civil society in their effort to promote a gendered approach to economic growth, poverty reduction, and reconstruction in areas affected by the armed conflict and the 2004 tsunami.

Contents 

  • Executive Summary
  • Women in Sri Lanka
  • Policies and Programs
  • Gender Issues Relevant to ADB Operations
  • Gender Strategies