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
#GirlsGetEqual: Measuring Opportunities for Women and Girls 11 Oct 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
2022 International Women’s Day Celebration: Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow 08 Mar 2022
2023 ADB Gender Forum — 2 Billion Changemakers: Women Leading on Climate Action in Asia and the Pacific 21 - 22 Nov 2023
ADB Gender Month 2017 Celebration 01 - 31 Mar 2017
ADB Gender Month 2018 Celebration 01 - 31 Mar 2018
ADB-ITF: Consultations on Gender Equality in the Transport Sector 17 Jun 2021
ADB-UN Women Webinar: Promoting Gender Equality in COVID-19 Response and Recovery 10 Sep 2020
Conference on Gender in Urban Governance and Transport 24 - 25 Apr 2018
Digital Transformation and Women’s Employment: The Case of South Korea 06 May 2022
Fighting the Gendered Impact of Corruption 26 Mar 2020
First Women in Energy Summit Central and West Asia Equal by 2030 -Time for Change 03 Mar 2022
Gender Community Exchange Week 29 Jul 2016 - 05 Aug 2016
Gender Month 2022: Women Leading Towards An Equal, Greener and More Resilient Future 01 - 31 Mar 2022
Gender Sensitive WASH: Opportunities for Girls’ Education 21 Jun 2021