People's Republic of China: Country Gender Assessment

Institutional Document | December 2006

This gender assessment is undertaken to ascertain the current situation with regard to gender and development in the People's Republic of China (PRC). The gender assessment comprises part of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) country partnership strategy for the PRC, and adheres to the ADB gender and development policy.


  • Executive Summary
  • Gender and Poverty in the People's Republic of China
  • Gender Dimensions of Economic Development
  • Gender Dimensions of Human Development
  • Further Gender Equality Concerns
  • Policies on and Institutional Environment for Gender Equality
  • Recommendation for Mainstreaming Gender into Poverty Reduction Strategy
  • Mainstreaming Gender Equality into ADB Operations
  • Appendixes