The gender results provide an overview of gender issues, design features, and implementation arrangements that contribute to achieving gender-related targets in ADB projects.
Papua New Guinea (PNG) has the largest gender gap in financial inclusion in the Pacific region, with women 29% less likely than men to have access to formal financial services.
ADB 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.
ADB 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.
ADB’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.
ADB’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.
Почти 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.
Nearly 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.
With 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.
ADB'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.
A bus rapid transit system in Pakistan established with financing by ADB and Agence Française de Développement is improving lives in Peshawar, Pakistan.