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Six Ways to Boost Gender Equality in the CAREC Region

Six Ways to Boost Gender Equality in the CAREC Region

The CAREC Program aims to uplift women’s status in the region and boost their economic opportunities by improving their access to higher education and technical training. Read more

Related: CAREC Gender Strategy 2030

International Women’s Day
(8 March) #IWD2021

Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world

Women of the world want and deserve an equal future free from stigma, stereotypes and violence; a future that’s sustainable, peaceful, with equal rights and opportunities for all. Find out more about ADB’s work on gender


Legal Literacy for Women in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The project aims to reduce gender-based violence and promote gender equality, by changing the ways gender crimes are prosecuted. ADB provided training to strengthen capacity of prosecutors and judges, and equip women with knowledge of their rights.

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Helping women and girls survive COVID-19 and its aftermath

A gender-sensitive response is crucial to this global health emergency.


Gender Differences in Access to Health Care Among the Elderly: Evidence from Southeast Asia

This paper examines gender among other factors that may constrain older persons in Southeast Asia from meeting their health-care needs based on data from Cambodia, the Philippines, and Viet Nam.

Southeast Asia Development Symposium (SEADS) 2021

Big Names, Big Ideas
Innovation through Collaboration: Planning for Inclusive Post-COVID-19 Recovery

17-18 March | 9:30 a.m. (GMT+8 Manila Local Time) | Online

At SEADS 2021 leading global thought leaders will discuss ways to join forces and harness innovation to address the COVID-19 crisis. The speakers for this year’s SEADS include key government decision makers and top executives from Google, Grab, the International Vaccine Institute, and many more. Visit the SEADS website 


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Improving ADB Operations in Fragile and Conflict-affected Situations and Small Island Developing States

ADB is improving our operations to address the specific challenges and requirements of FCAS and SIDS. Addressing the needs of these vulnerable communities is essential for a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific.


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