Women in Nepal: Country Briefing Paper

Institutional Document | December 1999

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

This publication forms part of a series that provides information on the status and role of women in ADB's developing member countries. This study has information on gender issues in Nepal to assist ADB staff in country programming and project design and implementation.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Social Status of Women
  • Economic Participation of Women
  • Women's Political Participation and Decision-Making Position
  • Government Policies and Programs on Women
  • Nongovernment Organizations (NGOs) and their Networks
  • Proposed ADB Medium-Term Gender Strategy
  • Bibliography
  • Appendixes