Gender and Nation Building in Timor-Leste: Country Gender Assessment

Date: November 2005
Type: Country Planning Documents
ADB administration and governance; Gender
Series: Country Gender Assessments


This Report is one of a series of country gender assessments and strategies prepared in conjunction with Asian Development Bank (ADB) country strategies and programs. The primary purpose of the series is to provide information on gender and development in ADB’s developing member countries to assist ADB staff in country and strategy formulation as well as in project design and implementation. Preparation of this report was jointly undertaken by ADB’s Pacific Regional Department (PARD) and the Regional and Sustainable Development Department (RSDD), in cooperation with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM).


  • Executive Summary
  • Background
  • Gender Status and Trends
  • ADB Gender Strategy and Recommendations
  • References
  • Appendixes