Country Gender Assessments

Country Gender Assessments build on the experience gained by the programs of the ADB in supporting gender equality, social inclusion, and women's empowerment. These reports provide an overview of gender and social inclusion issues in the ADB's developing member countries and analyze the various social identities and their impact on development outcomes.

  • August 2015

    Country Gender Assessment, Sri Lanka: An Update

    The Sri Lanka Country Gender Assessment Update revises information and data presented in the 2008 Country Gender Assessment published by ADB.
  • November 2014

    Maldives: Gender Equality Diagnostic of Selected Sectors

    For the past decade, the Maldives has experienced economic growth. However, challenges remain in gender equality and women’s empowerment, limited share in employment, and low participation in political development and decision making.
  • October 2014

    Timor-Leste Country Gender Assessment

    This assessment examines gender issues across the different socioeconomic sectors of Timor-Leste.
  • April 2014

    Узбекистан: Гендерная оценка по стране

    Эта гендерная оценка по стране описывает изменения в положении женщин и мужчин в Узбекистане, так как страна быстро переходит из контролируемой государством, сельско-хозяйственной экономики к рыночной системе. Подготовлено под региональной технической помощью АБР, в настоящем докладе подробно описывается несколько характеристик преобразования Узбекистана и их непосредственное отношение к гендерному равенству.
  • April 2014

    Uzbekistan: Country Gender Assessment 2014

    This country gender assessment describes the changes in the status of women and men in Uzbekistan as the country rapidly transforms from a state-controlled, agricultural economy to a market-based system. Prepared under ADB regional technical assistance, this report explains in detail several characteristics of Uzbekistan’s transformation and their direct bearing on gender equality.
  • March 2014

    Bhutan: Gender Equality Diagnostic of Selected Sectors

    The publication focuses on gender equality and women’s position in Bhutan and aims to provide the government and its development partners with a practical resource to support gender mainstreaming.
  • December 2013

    Страновая гендерная оценка: Казахстан

    Данная страновая гендерная оценка по Казахстану основана на предыдущей оценке, опубликованной в 2006 году, а также на опыте Азиатского банка развития по поддержке инициатив, направленных на гендерное равенство и расширение прав и возможностей женщин в Казахстане.
  • December 2013

    Country Gender Assessment: Kazakhstan

    This country gender assessment for Kazakhstan builds on a previous assessment published in 2006, as well as on experience gained by Asian Development Bank in support of gender equality and women's empowerment in Kazakhstan.
  • March 2013

    India: Gender Equality Diagnostic of Selected Sectors

    This publication provides a gender analysis of six priority sectors - agriculture, energy, education, finance and public sector management, transport, and urban development - and suggests possible further actions to strengthen ADB approaches in these sectors.
  • December 2012

    Country Gender Assessment: Lao People's Democratic Republic

    This 2012 Lao PDR Country Gender Assessment presents gender issues into three main dimensions of gender equality - endowments, economic opportunities and agency - and also analyzes gender issues related to emerging areas of development and growing risks.