ADB's Focus on Gender and Development

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Gender equality and women’s empowerment are essential for meeting Asia’s aspirations of inclusive and sustainable development. Gender equality needs to be pursued in its own right for a just and equal society, and for better development outcomes - inclusive growth, faster poverty reduction and Sustainable Development Goals.

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6 August 2017ADB attends Masters Graduation Ceremony in Herat, Afghanistan
28 July 2017VP Susantono presents vision for gender equality in climate change adaptation and mitigation
26 July 2017KWDI, ADB hold seminar on gender equality in climate change
17 July 2017ADB support for gender, development in Bangladesh evaluated

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