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
Investing in Women: Advancing the Transformative Gender Agenda in Central and West Asia in a Post-COVID-19 Environment 09 - 10 Mar 2022
International Women’s Day Women and Leadership: Looking beyond disparities of the Pandemic 08 Mar 2021
Intern Presentation - Gender Review of DMC Energy Policies 04 Aug 2021
Integrating Gender and Climate Change Actions in ADB Operations in Central and West Asia 09 - 11 Oct 2023
Insight Thursday: Delivering Gender Equality Results: Drawing on Practices and Experiences of Project Teams 24 Mar 2022
How Female-Friendly Are Workplaces in Urban Pakistan? 04 Mar 2022
Gender-based violence and COVID-19 — Working towards gender-responsive judicial systems 25 Mar 2021
Gender, Voice, and Agency: Multilateral Development Bank-Sponsored Workshop 02 - 04 Jun 2014
Gender Sensitive WASH: Opportunities for Girls’ Education 21 Jun 2021
Gender Month 2022: Women Leading Towards An Equal, Greener and More Resilient Future 01 - 31 Mar 2022
Gender Community Exchange Week 29 Jul 2016 - 05 Aug 2016
First Women in Energy Summit Central and West Asia Equal by 2030 -Time for Change 03 Mar 2022
Fighting the Gendered Impact of Corruption 26 Mar 2020
Digital Transformation and Women’s Employment: The Case of South Korea 06 May 2022
Conference on Gender in Urban Governance and Transport 24 - 25 Apr 2018