Good Practice Note on Addressing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment in ADB-Financed Projects with Civil Works

Institutional Document | April 2023

Designed to identify and tackle sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH) in ADB-financed projects with civil works, this Good Practice Note sets out recommendations to prevent, mitigate, and manage SEAH risks in the workplace and project communities.

  • US$30.00 (paperback)

This document defines SEAH and outlines how to prevent and respond to SEAH risks in the workplace and communities in the context of projects with civil works. It provides recommendations and sets out roles and responsibilities for ADB and project partners in addressing SEAH risks throughout the project cycle and responding to incidences of SEAH should they occur.


  • Preamble
  • Introduction
  • Project Preparation
  • Project Implementation and Contract Management

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • Gender Equality
  • Social development and protection
  • 120
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TIM230093-2
  • 978-92-9270-079-9 (print)
  • 978-92-9270-080-5 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9270-081-2 (ebook)

Subscribe to our monthly digest of latest ADB publications.

Follow ADB Publications on social media.