Inspiring Change: ADB Celebrates Gender Month 2014

Without harnessing the talents, human capital and economic potential of women, the goals of reducing poverty and achieving sustainable development across Asia and the Pacific will not be met. This series of articles and multimedia features show some of the economic and social benefits of supporting and promoting gender equality and women's empowerment across the region.

Water is a Woman's Business in Indonesia's Aceh and Nias

A water supply and sanitation project in Indonesia's Aceh and Nias made women's lives easier and gave them a 'voice' in water-related issues.

Two Thai Women and a Passion for Organic Food

For two farmers, the production of organic vegetables started as an interest that soon blossomed into a real passion.

Voice, Choice and Safety for Women in Asia and the Pacific

UN Women's Roberta Clarke discusses how the post-2015 Millennium Development Goal agenda should more fully empower women.

Draft Nauru Women's Policy Presented

The Nauru Women’s Policy is presented at the second and final consultative workshop in Aiwo, Nauru.

Women’s Policy for the Pacific Island of Nauru, the World's Smallest Republic

ADB is helping women from the Pacific island nation of Nauru to formulate their women's policy.

Empowering Women in Nauru

As Nauru formulates its first ever Women's Policy with ADB assistance, Nauruan women discuss their priorities and the policy's benefits.