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
Gender, Voice, and Agency: Multilateral Development Bank-Sponsored Workshop 02 - 04 Jun 2014
Women's Employment, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Empowerment: Moving Forward in Imperfect Markets 20 - 22 May 2015
Gender Community Exchange Week 29 Jul 2016 - 05 Aug 2016
Asia Women Leaders Program 2016 18 - 21 Oct 2016
National Workshop for Promoting Gender Equality in the Labor Market: Gender, Labor, and Migration in the People’s Republic of China 17 - 18 Nov 2016
On the Margins of Development: Asia Pacific LGBT Inclusion, Poverty Reduction, and Prosperity 05 Dec 2016
ADB Gender Month 2017 Celebration 01 - 31 Mar 2017
Transforming Leadership - Second Program 28 - 31 Mar 2017
ADB Gender Month 2018 Celebration 01 - 31 Mar 2018
Conference on Gender in Urban Governance and Transport 24 - 25 Apr 2018
5th Asia Women Leaders Program 19 - 21 Nov 2018
Justice for Women: Fighting the Gender-Based Violence Pandemic 27 Nov 2018
Fighting the Gendered Impact of Corruption 26 Mar 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
ADB-UN Women Webinar: Promoting Gender Equality in COVID-19 Response and Recovery 10 Sep 2020