Latest Publications

This paper examines how monthly wages are distributed between male and female workers in Indonesia.

This edition of Gender and Climate Finance Policy Brief provides an overview of links between gender and climate change and selected climate finance instruments to fund inclusive mitigation action.

This study assesses the need for and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by women entrepreneurs in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Uzbekistan.

This paper provides a cross-country analysis of social protection programs in Southeast Asia.

This brief presents ADB experiences in supporting gender equality laws and policy reforms through its policy-based lending, project loans, and technical assistance grant projects.

The brief demonstrates how ADB has utilized different strategies through its lending and technical assistance programs and projects to support and build the the capacity of locally elected women to facilitate their improved and more effective participation in local governance structures.

This brief presents ADB experiences on supporting civil registration and formal identity for women through its lending operations in Cambodia, Nepal and Pakistan. 

This brief presents ADB experiences through its lending operations to create enabling environments for women to express their voice and agency in community level decision making.  

The objective of this paper is to provide analysis on the gender dimensions of social protection in Asia and the Pacific. This analysis will help policy makers consider and incorporate gender issues in developing and expanding social protection policies, strategies, and programs.

This brief gives an overview of women’s entrepreneurship in the region, and describes (i) how information and communication technology (ICT) can be used to support business activity and overcome challenges specific to women, (ii) the barriers preventing women from enjoying the full benefits associated with ICT, and (iii) the methodology used for the regional study.