|Project Name||Promoting Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Regional integration
|Drivers of Change||Partnerships
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management - Economic affairs management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The proposed TA will launch the Program to assist ADB in more consistently and effectively implementing its GAD policy and related Action Plan. The TA will help both ADB and key goverment agencies in its DMCs to more systematically address gender concerns in the planning, development, and implementation of programs and projects in order to reduce gender disparities and make significant progress towards meeting the MDGs. Gender equality and women's empowerment are crucial to both meaningful poverty reduction and achievement of the MDGs.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Promote gender equality and women's empowerment in the Asia and Pacific region through ADB's regional and country operations|
|Description of Outcome||CSP activities; Gender plans and other support for ADB-financed loan projects and programs; GAD capacity building of national women's ministries and key executing agencies; Gender impact assessments of selected loan projects and programs; and GAD partnership and cooperation activities.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||Outlined in terms of reference and to be further developed in annual work programs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||Approximately 24 person months of international consultants with gender expertise will be needed for the coordination and monitoring of TA activities. Additional short term international and domestic consultants with gender and other relevant expertise will be engaged to implement particular TA activities. Most of the required consultants will be recruited as individuals.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Tanaka, Sonomi|
|Responsible ADB Department||Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||SDSC-TRA|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2003|
|Fact Finding||11 Mar 2003 to 25 Mar 2003|
|Approval||28 Nov 2003|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||17 Apr 2007|
|Last PDS Update||27 Apr 2010|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|28 Nov 2003||-||28 Nov 2003||28 Feb 2007||31 Dec 2014||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|2,500,000.00||5,335,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||7,835,000.00||28 Nov 2003||6,883,662.31|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Paving the Road to Better Income Options: Case Study on Promoting Women’s Livelihood and Employment Opportunities in Viet Nam||Papers and Briefs||Dec 2015|
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