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
World Oceans Day Webinar, 2021: Gender and Resilience in Coastal Communities 08 Jun 2021
Women's Employment, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Empowerment: Moving Forward in Imperfect Markets 20 - 22 May 2015
Transforming Leadership - Second Program 28 - 31 Mar 2017
The Business Case for Gender Equality at Work 20 May 2021
SECURE Webinar 2: Making Women’s Challenges and Roles in the COVID-19 Vaccination Programs Visible 31 Mar 2022
Sector Training on Gender Mainstreaming: Transforming Women's Lives Through Infrastructure 04 - 07 Oct 2021
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
Regional Workshop on Policy and Legal Frameworks for Gender-Inclusive Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management 09 - 10 Jun 2022
On the Margins of Development: Asia Pacific LGBT Inclusion, Poverty Reduction, and Prosperity 05 Dec 2016
Nature-Based Solutions that Promote Gender 30 Mar 2022
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
Malala Fund Webinar on Girls’ Education and Climate Change 30 Mar 2021
Justice for Women: Fighting the Gender-Based Violence Pandemic 27 Nov 2018
Joint Gender, Climate, Environment Session Highlights Women’s Leadership in Tackling Climate Change 11 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