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
How Female-Friendly Are Workplaces in Urban Pakistan? 04 Mar 2022
Insight Thursday: Delivering Gender Equality Results: Drawing on Practices and Experiences of Project Teams 24 Mar 2022
Intern Presentation - Gender Review of DMC Energy Policies 04 Aug 2021
International Women’s Day Women and Leadership: Looking beyond disparities of the Pandemic 08 Mar 2021
Investing in Women: Advancing the Transformative Gender Agenda in Central and West Asia in a Post-COVID-19 Environment 09 - 10 Mar 2022
Joint Gender Equity TG and Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management TG Webinar: Enhancing Women-Focused Investments in Climate and Disaster Resilience 03 Jun 2020
Joint Gender, Climate, Environment Session Highlights Women’s Leadership in Tackling Climate Change 11 Mar 2022
Justice for Women: Fighting the Gender-Based Violence Pandemic 27 Nov 2018
Malala Fund Webinar on Girls’ Education and Climate Change 30 Mar 2021
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
Nature-Based Solutions that Promote Gender 30 Mar 2022
On the Margins of Development: Asia Pacific LGBT Inclusion, Poverty Reduction, and Prosperity 05 Dec 2016
Regional Workshop on Policy and Legal Frameworks for Gender-Inclusive Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management 09 - 10 Jun 2022
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
Sector Training on Gender Mainstreaming: Transforming Women's Lives Through Infrastructure 04 - 07 Oct 2021