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ADB’s operations in Sri Lanka help address the immediate challenges from the economic crisis and assist in economic stabilization and recovery.

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ADB Approves $350 Million for Sri Lanka Economic Stabilization Program

ADB has approved a $350 million special policy-based loan to provide budget support to Sri Lanka for economic stabilization.

It’s time to stem the tide of women’s under-employment

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It’s time to stem the tide of women’s under-employment

In Sri Lanka, efforts need to be made to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for girls to support their employment potential.

Three Ways to Improve Road Safety in Sri Lanka

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Three Ways to Improve Road Safety in Sri Lanka

Road safety in Sri Lanka has been a continued challenge. Fewer road crashes were expected during the recent pandemic lockdowns and the economic crisis, but this has not happened. Despite limited government resources, there are steps that can be taken to make roads safer.

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in South Asia: An Assessment for Action

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Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in South Asia: An Assessment for Action

ADB's South Asia Department (SARD) conducted a study to assess the status and responses to the needs of disadvantaged groups in its member countries and identify entry points for greater gender equality and social inclusion impacts in its operations.