Gender Equality Thematic Group

Promotes and advocates increased attention to gender issues in ADB projects and forges links with development partners on gender-related issues to accelerate the integration of gender equity and women’s empowerment in ADB operations.

Offers courses on cross-sectoral approaches to mainstreaming and addressing gender issues in development projects.

Contact: Laarni Zapanta-Tuazon, Group Coordinator

Title Date Focal Person
The Business Case for Gender Equality at Work 20 May 2021
Asia Women Leaders Program 2021 07 - 08 Apr 2021
Malala Fund Webinar on Girls’ Education and Climate Change 30 Mar 2021
Gender-based violence and COVID-19 — Working towards gender-responsive judicial systems 25 Mar 2021
International Women’s Day 2021 08 Mar 2021
ADB-UN Women Webinar: Promoting Gender Equality in COVID-19 Response and Recovery 10 Sep 2020
Joint Gender Equity TG and Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management TG Webinar: Enhancing Women-Focused Investments in Climate and Disaster Resilience 03 Jun 2020
Fighting the Gendered Impact of Corruption 26 Mar 2020
Justice for Women: Fighting the Gender-Based Violence Pandemic 27 Nov 2018
5th Asia Women Leaders Program 19 - 21 Nov 2018
Conference on Gender in Urban Governance and Transport 24 - 25 Apr 2018
ADB Gender Month 2018 Celebration 01 - 31 Mar 2018
Transforming Leadership - Second Program 28 - 31 Mar 2017
ADB Gender Month 2017 Celebration 01 - 31 Mar 2017
On the Margins of Development: Asia Pacific LGBT Inclusion, Poverty Reduction, and Prosperity 05 Dec 2016