Policy on Gender and Development

Date: June 2003
Subject:
ADB administration and governance; Gender

Description

This policy on Gender and Development (GAD), aside from the change in name, will codify and give formal recognition to existing ADB requirements and practices. It will also introduce new institutional mechanisms for increasing and improving ADB's performance and activities directed at improving the status of women.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Gender and Development Issues in the Asia and Pacific Region
  • Overview of ADB Policy and Operations on WID (1985-1996)
  • The Need for a Revised Policy on Gender and Development
  • ADB's Revised Policy on Gender and Development
  • Appendix