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
2021 ADB Asia and the Pacific Virtual Gender Forum l The Power to Transform: Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific 22 - 25 Nov 2021
Sector Training on Gender Mainstreaming: Transforming Women's Lives Through Infrastructure 04 - 07 Oct 2021
Intern Presentation - Gender Review of DMC Energy Policies 04 Aug 2021
Gender Sensitive WASH: Opportunities for Girls’ Education 21 Jun 2021
ADB-ITF: Consultations on Gender Equality in the Transport Sector 17 Jun 2021
World Oceans Day Webinar, 2021: Gender and Resilience in Coastal Communities 08 Jun 2021
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