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.
25 Nov 2022
Safer trains: Expanding communication platforms to report gender-based violence in transport services in the PhilippinesADB supports the Philippine government’s vision to bring back the culture of rail transport in the country through the Malolos-Clark Railway and South Commuter Railway projects.
18 Oct 2022
Women at the Forefront in Building Resilience Against Natural Hazards in the Lao PDRADB extended assistance to Lao PDR to implement the Greater Mekong Subregion Flood and Drought Risk Management and Mitigation Project, which provided training and preparation on crop production and farm productivity in both dry and wet seasons.
8 Mar 2022
In India, Financial Literacy Programs Are Lifting Families Out of Debt and Fueling New ProsperityADB’s private sector investment supported the expansion of RBL Bank’s Saksham and Unnati programs, which combines access to loans with financial inclusion and financial literacy improvement.
15 Feb 2022
Women Challenge Gender Stereotypes in Rural CambodiaADB’s Second Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project and its Additional Financing, implemented from 2009 to 2020, paved the way for major changes in Dil’s village. It also benefitted other villages across six provinces around Tonle Sap Lake, where many of Cambodia’s poorest people live.
3 Feb 2022
Создание благоприятных условий для женского предпринимательства в КазахстанеПочти половину малых и средних предприятий в Казахстане возглавляют женщины, но многие из них сталкиваются с трудностями при получении кредитных средств. Проект АБР на сумму $200 млн помог предоставить женщинам доступ к финансированию, так необходимому им для расширения их бизнеса.
3 Feb 2022
Building a Better Normal for Women Entrepreneurs in KazakhstanNearly half of small and medium enterprises in Kazakhstan are headed by women, but many face challenges in accessing credit. A $200 million project by ADB is helping to provide women the financing they need to expand their businesses.
11 Oct 2021
Mongolian Girls Brainstorm Solutions to Online HarassmentWith girls in Mongolia spending more time online and falling prey to cyber harassment, an ADB technical assistance is providing digital and crowdsourcing approaches to prevent new forms of gender-based violence, increase reporting, and hold predators accountable.
29 Jun 2021
Empowering women in public service in Lao PDRADB's support for Lao PDR’s Health Sector Governance Program helped the government move toward its goal of universal health care by 2025 and improved delivery of health services, particularly for the poor, women, and children.
18 Jan 2021
A newly completed bus rapid transit system is transforming lives of people in Peshawar, PakistanA bus rapid transit system in Pakistan established with financing by ADB and Agence Française de Développement is improving lives in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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.
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