This report assesses progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Asia and the Pacific, and identifies actions, challenges, and priorities beyond the MDGs 2015 target year.
This policy brief explains why gender inequality matters for development and inclusive growth. It identifies knowledge gaps in general and with particular focus on Central and West Asia.
The report shows that while equality of treatment between women and men and food security are mutually supportive, gender equality remains an elusive goal in many parts of Asia and the Pacific.
This brochure shows how ADB’s water supply and sanitation projects, narrated by project beneficiaries, are addressing gender issues related to water supply and sanitation.
Transport investments that are designed with due consideration to gender dimensions can bring significant benefits to women in terms of increased access to employment, markets, education and health services, as well as directly reducing their time poverty. This tool kit provides guidance for transport sector specialists and gender specialists on how to mainstream gender equality issues into transport project design, implementation, and policy engagement.
The Gender Tip Sheets are a reference guide for staff and consultants of the Asian Development Bank, and developing member countries for conceptualizing, designing and implementing gender inclusive projects.
This fragility assessment documents how women have contributed to Nepal's economic upliftment and social reconciliation through a number of civil society organizations and development projects, in particular ADB-supported projects.
This publication examines the impact of the crisis among migrant workers and their families - with a gender perspective - to provide useful information for better evidence-based policy making.
In this issue, Development Asia examines Asia’s widening inequality from many different perspectives. We look at the role of globalization in producing inequality, and consider the disputed relationship between inequality and economic growth.
ADB's new operational plan for gender equality and women's empowerment sets out the strategic directions and the guiding framework for advancing the gender equality agenda and delivering better gender equality outcomes by 2020.