ADB Celebrates Gender Month 2014

International Women's Day
Description

ADB joins the international community in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8. A series of gender-related events are planned beginning on 3 March and continuing throughout the month of March.

March has been declared "Gender Month" at ADB.

The theme of this year's annual International Women's Day Breakfast Event held on 7 March is "Inspiring Change".

Objectives

These month-long activities will:

  • promote gender equality in ADB's work place, work culture and environment;
  • feature speakers and workshops on different gender issues of current and critical importance across the region; and
  • demonstrate the economic and social benefits of supporting and promoting gender equality and women's empowerment.

Target participants

Open to all ADB staff.