Activities

12 November 2013 -- The 5th Pacific Women’s Ministers’ Meeting & 12th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women opened with a focus on economic empowerment for women. Read More
28 October 2013 -- The publication, launched by Imrana Jalal, Senior Social Development Specialist (Gender) at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) provides an update on how the law affects women in the Pacific today. Read More
2 October 2013 -- Krishna Tirath, India's Minister of Women and Child Development, presented on initiatives to address gender disparities with enabling legislation, programs, and schemes at the forum on 27 September in HQ. Read More
24 September 2013 -- Development Research Center Vice Minister Han Jun and PRCM CD Hamid Sharif inaugurated the seminar on 11-13 September in Beijing, People's Republic of China. Read More
23 September 2013 -- Imrana Jalal, Senior Social Development Specialist (Gender), and Patricia Rhee of the Office of the General Counsel, participated in a Judicial Colloquium in Bangkok on Gender Equality and the Role of the Judiciary in Promoting Women’s Access to Justice. Read More
27 August 2013 -- The Republic of Korea's Gender Equality and Family Minister, Cho Yoonsun, discussed a series of policies and programs, adopted by the new administration, on gender equality and women's empowerment. She emphasized the importance of a women-friendly work environment, more political representation of women, and a women-safe society. Read More
13 August 2013 -- A three-day high level consultative meeting was hosted by ADB and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) regional office (RAP) with support from Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture & Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) to raise awareness on gender, food security and nutrition issues in the Asia and Pacific region. Read More
31 July 2013 -- ADB Chief Economist Changyong Rhee delivered the opening remarks at the launch of The Impact of the Global Crises on Asian Migrant Workers and Their Families: A survey-based analysis with a gender perspective on 30 July 2013 at ADB Headquarters. Read More
22 July 2013 -- Twenty three lawyers from Pakistan's four provinces, 17 of them women, were trained in handling gender-based violence cases. Read More
26 June 2013 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB), in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), held a Regional Workshop on Promoting Gender Equality in the Labor Market for More Inclusive Growth on 17-18 June 2013 at ADB Headquarters and the Oakwood Hotel in Manila, Philippines. Read More