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
2023 ADB Gender Forum — 2 Billion Changemakers: Women Leading on Climate Action in Asia and the Pacific 21 - 22 Nov 2023
Research Assessment on the Attitudes and Motivations of Women in Waste: A Gender-responsive Approach on Addressing Plastic Pollution (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 13) 30 Mar 2023
#GirlsGetEqual: Measuring Opportunities for Women and Girls 11 Oct 2022
Regional Workshop on Policy and Legal Frameworks for Gender-Inclusive Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management 09 - 10 Jun 2022
Digital Transformation and Women’s Employment: The Case of South Korea 06 May 2022
SECURE Webinar 2: Making Women’s Challenges and Roles in the COVID-19 Vaccination Programs Visible 31 Mar 2022
Nature-Based Solutions that Promote Gender 30 Mar 2022
Insight Thursday: Delivering Gender Equality Results: Drawing on Practices and Experiences of Project Teams 24 Mar 2022
Joint Gender, Climate, Environment Session Highlights Women’s Leadership in Tackling Climate Change 11 Mar 2022
Investing in Women: Advancing the Transformative Gender Agenda in Central and West Asia in a Post-COVID-19 Environment 09 - 10 Mar 2022
2022 International Women’s Day Celebration: Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow 08 Mar 2022
How Female-Friendly Are Workplaces in Urban Pakistan? 04 Mar 2022
First Women in Energy Summit Central and West Asia Equal by 2030 -Time for Change 03 Mar 2022
Gender Month 2022: Women Leading Towards An Equal, Greener and More Resilient Future 01 - 31 Mar 2022
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