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
International Women’s Day Women and Leadership: Looking beyond disparities of the Pandemic 08 Mar 2021
Gender-based violence and COVID-19 — Working towards gender-responsive judicial systems 25 Mar 2021
Malala Fund Webinar on Girls’ Education and Climate Change 30 Mar 2021
Asia Women Leaders Program 2021 07 - 08 Apr 2021
The Business Case for Gender Equality at Work 20 May 2021
World Oceans Day Webinar, 2021: Gender and Resilience in Coastal Communities 08 Jun 2021
ADB-ITF: Consultations on Gender Equality in the Transport Sector 17 Jun 2021
Gender Sensitive WASH: Opportunities for Girls’ Education 21 Jun 2021
Intern Presentation - Gender Review of DMC Energy Policies 04 Aug 2021
Sector Training on Gender Mainstreaming: Transforming Women's Lives Through Infrastructure 04 - 07 Oct 2021
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
Gender Month 2022: Women Leading Towards An Equal, Greener and More Resilient Future 01 - 31 Mar 2022
First Women in Energy Summit Central and West Asia Equal by 2030 -Time for Change 03 Mar 2022
How Female-Friendly Are Workplaces in Urban Pakistan? 04 Mar 2022
2022 International Women’s Day Celebration: Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow 08 Mar 2022