Since women often spend the money they earn on services with wider societal benefits, what are the costs of direct or indirect exclusion? How can women become more actively engaged in climate planning, as well as receive and share the benefits of this engagement?
Discrimination against homosexuals and transsexuals hinders economic and social development.
Women’s involvement in water utilities is about creating more employment, equalizing opportunities for men and women, and hiring the best person for the job regardless of gender.
South Asia needs more gender equality and social inclusiveness in the energy sector.
On many levels, women in Viet Nam fare better than women living in countries at a similar level of economic development. Still, women-owned businesses face disproportionate barriers.
Small businesses are the backbone of the Vietnamese economy. The government should take decisive action to help them, particularly those owned by women.
A gender-sensitive response is crucial to this global health emergency.
COVID-19 has triggered a massive shift to the use of digital technology in work, education and other aspects of life. Gender-sensitive policies are needed to make sure that women benefit from these changes.
Australia and ADB share common objectives and interests which provide a basis for strong and lasting collaboration for development, explains Vice-President Stephen Groff.
Bank boards can drive growth and profits while spurring positive social change by supporting small and medium-sized enterprises owned by women.