Gender Case Studies
The gender results provide an overview of gender issues, design features, and implementation arrangements that contribute to achieving gender-related targets in ADB projects.
13 Jul 2020
A Power of Good: How ADB's Climate-Resilient investment is Boosting Tonga's Energy FutureEnergy security is an ever-present concern for Tonga. To address the dual challenges of climate change and energy security, the Government of Tonga confirmed the Renewable Energy Act in 2008.
30 Mar 2020
How Southeast Asia’s Leading Flower Farm is Changing Women's Lives in Central Highlands, Viet NamA glimpse into how scaling-up investment in Hasfarm Holdings is helping women in Central Highlands, Viet Nam improve their economic status and reach their full potential.
9 Mar 2020
Gaining Skills for a Better Life in the Kyrgyz RepublicADF-funded operations in the Kyrgyz Republic are improving the living standards, well-being, and prospects of women and girls by upgrading crucial infrastructure and educational and other services.
17 Feb 2020
Roads to Inclusion - Connecting People, Transforming lives in IndiaResidents of rural villages in India are benefiting from the positive socio-economic impacts of improved connectivity delivered through an ADB-supported program.
16 Dec 2019
New Hope for Maternal and Child Health in TajikistanThe Maternal and Child Health Integrated Care Project funded by the ADF 12 grant is improving hospital and health-care center infrastructure and equipment and helping staff and oversight agencies plan and deploy human resources more effectively in Tajikistan.
25 Nov 2019
Breaking Through the Blue-Collar Gender Barrier in the Lao People’s Democratic RepublicThe Strengthening Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project took on some of the obstacles to creating a place for women in the so-called blue-collar occupations.
6 Sep 2019
Slum-Upgrading Project Helps Reduce Poverty and Improve Livelihoods Across Indonesia670,000 households in Indonesia are benefitting from improved access to water and sanitation.
18 Mar 2019
Police and Community Partnership in Nepal Tackling Violence Against WomenIn Nepal, the police established the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) network in 20 districts across the country in coordination with civil society organizations and with support from ADB. The network helps women feel more comfortable reporting gender-based crime and domestic violence.
8 Nov 2018
Uzbekistan: Helping Women One Small Loan at a TimeIn Uzbekistan, a project that lends money to small businesses, with a focus on helping women entrepreneurs, is having a broad societal impact.
8 Nov 2018
Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Improving Lives and Saving ForestsIn the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, a community is creating new products without damaging the environment, empowering women in the process.
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