Young women and men can think outside the box to address gender challenges.
Laurence's areas of technical expertise are gender, governance, and human rights. She has lengthy experience in developing gender specific projects, mainstreaming gender into strategic and programming frameworks and projects, developing tools for gender mainstreaming, and building capacity in gender. Before joining ADB, she worked for various international organizations in different capacities in developing countries in Africa and Asia.
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A quick reference for health specialists to address violence against women and girls.
A quick reference for education specialists to address violence against women and girls in their efforts to ensure safe schools.
A quick reference guide for for mainstreaming prevention of and response to violence against women and girls in urban transport interventions.
A quick reference for urban planners to address violence against women and girls in their efforts to ensure safe cities and neighborhoods.
Improving the lives of women and girls was part of the MDGs when they were adopted in 2000. Since then, much progress has been made—particularly on education—but that progress has been uneven and insufficient in many countries.
The socialization process by which children learn gender roles and stereotypes starts from a very young age, when children become really aware of their gender identity.
Nana lives in a remote village. She is married with three children. Both she and her husband are farmers. Nana went to school up to grade 3. Every now and then, the households in her community are asked to attend a meeting. One day, the village leader requested her to attend a meeting the next day.