Women in Maldives: Country Briefing Paper

Date: April 2001
Type: Country Planning Documents
ADB administration and governance; Gender
Series: Country Gender Assessments
ISBN: 971-561-398-5 (print)
Price: Hardcopy price: US$10.00


This study provides information on gender issues in Maldives to assist ADB staff in country programming and project design and implementation.


  • Abbreviations
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgment
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Overall Features and Trends in Development
  • Social Status of Women
  • Women and the Economic Environment
  • Culture and Gender
  • WID-Related Government Policies, Programs and Institutions
  • Partners in Development: The UN System, Bilateral Agencies and NGO
  • ADB’s Gender Strategy and Program
  • Bibliography
  • Tables
  • Figures
  • Appendices