Gender and Development Plan of Action (2008-2010): 2009 Annual Implementation Progress Report

Date: June 2010
Type: Statutory Reports and Official Records
ADB administration and governance; Gender
Series: Gender and Development Plan of Action Annual Implementation Progress Reports


This report provides a summary of progress made by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 2009 in implementing its Gender and Development Plan of Action (2008–2010). The Plan of Action sets out three key action areas: (i) country partnership strategies and lending operations, (ii) policy dialogue and support to developing member countries, and (iii) organizational effectiveness. The Plan of Action primarily covers sovereign operations, although ADB started exploring ways to address gender concerns into nonsovereign operations. Overall, ADB made steady progress in the second year of implementation.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Implementation Progress in 2009
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes