ADB's Focus on Gender and Development | Asian Development Bank

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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20 February 2019ADB joins launch of women's network of South Asian power professionals
31 January 2019ADB addresses World Bank conclave on building resilient and women-led institutions
10 December 2018Judges, prosecutors trained on access to justice and violence against women laws in Afghanistan
6 December 2018ADB participates in Humanitarian Technology Conference of the Society for the Social Implications of Technology (SSIT)