Activities

6 March 2014 -- At a panel to commemorate International Women's Day 2014 and Gender Month at ADB, UN Women Asia-Pacific Regional Director Roberta Clarke spoke about the challenges of advancing gender equality within the framework of the MDGs. Read More
5 March 2014 -- Although Nauru is perceived as a traditionally matriarchal society there are significant challenges in advancing gender equality. ADB is assisting the Ministry of Home Affairs in the development of a National Women's Policy for Nauru. Read More
25 February 2014 -- A regional workshop discussed the issue of women’s involvement in water management, governance, and policy making, and the strategies needed to increase their participation. Read More
25 February 2014 -- During February 24-25, the gender and social inclusion (GESI) team in the Nepal Resident Mission (NRM) organized a training workshop on GESI Action Plan implementation, monitoring and reporting. Read More
21 February 2014 -- To advance gender equality, the gender team in the South Asia Regional Department, in collaboration with the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), has been working with the Ministry of Gender to develop legislation - a Gender Equality Law (GEL) - financed under the Gender and Development Cooperation Fund. Read More
20 February 2014 -- The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) jointly organized and delivered a 2-day training workshop on ‘Gender and the Social Dimension of Climate Change’ on 17-18 February 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Read More
29 January 2014 -- Imrana Jalal, Senior Social Development Specialist (Gender), participated in a gender, food security and reproductive health panel at the 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health Rights in Manila, Philippines. Read More
16 December 2013 -- The Gender teams of ADB, African Development Bank (AfDB) and Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) met from 9-11 December to share knowledge on mainstreaming gender equality issues in operations. Read More
16 December 2013 -- This workshop presented the provisional findings of ADB's country gender assessment for Armenia. Read More
13 December 2013 -- Representatives of 14 stakeholder groups discussed the results of a gender assessment of Philippine land administration and management. Read More