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ADB's Focus on Gender and Development

In the Spotlight

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 May 2019ADB safeguards and gender training held in Phnom Penh
4 May 2019ADB report highlights trade benefits for women's economic empowerment
4 April 2019ADB speaks on gender equality, economic development
4 April 2019ADB promotes gender-smart urban development in Pakistan