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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Country Gender Assessment: Papua New Guinea 2011-2012
The Papua New Guinea Country Gender Assessment is based on the three themes of access to resources through education, health, and entrepreneurship; access to rights through legal and social empowerment; and access to voice through participation in decision-making in politics and in the public and private sectors.