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The case studies in this series provide an overview of gender issues, design features, and implementation arrangements that contributed to achieving gender-related targets in various ADB projects. The reports highlight ways in which gender mainstreaming approaches have been integrated in the design and implementation of urban development and multisector projects.
This publication presents stories that showcase how improved connectivity has transformed lives—especially of women and girls—in rural communities of India.
This case study examines the gender aspects of the Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism in Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.
This gender equality case study presents the contributions of the ADB-India project in providing 24-hour power supply to rural households in Madhya Pradesh and how it has opened opportunities for women entrepreneurs in the energy sector.
An ADB project sought to empower rural women and members of other disadvantaged groups through an integrated process of economic, social, legal, and political empowerment, contributing to efforts to eradicate gender-based inequality.
Two projects in Sri Lanka employed participatory approaches, bringing key stakeholders together and facilitating women’s involvement.
This case study documents key gender equality issues as well as key achievements and lessons from a project carried out in postconflict Sri Lanka as part of urgently needed reconstruction.
The Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project aimed at expanding the coverage of improved water supply and sanitation facilities to poor and remote areas, and improving health and hygiene practices.
Women SME owners have a great potential to contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction through employment creation and income generation.
The Urban Primary Health Care Project strengthened and expanded primary health care infrastructure and services with a focus on the urban poor in Bangladesh.
The Urban Water Supply and Environmental Improvement Project sought to provide basic services of water supply, sanitation, and garbage collection and disposal in four cities in Madhya Pradesh, India.