Women’s participation in an ADB urban development project in India transformed their role, increased understanding of gender issues in water and sanitation, and strengthened institutional capacity in ensuring that men and women could benefit equally from water and sanitation investments.
Given the right opportunities, women can be much more than latent consumers of electricity.
Bringing more women into the workplace will help India—and its 650 million women—unleash their full economic potential.
As India works to recover from the pandemic, women should be at the heart of its strategy to ensure actions improve Indian women’s lives and foster widespread societal benefits.
To rebuild a just, equal, and inclusive global economy after the pandemic, we need more female leaders and gender-focused data.
Transport planners need to develop services that are accessible, safe, inclusive, and affordable for all users, particularly for women, who have historically been overlooked.
As developing countries in Asia and the Pacific rebound from the pandemic, public-private partnerships can be an important tool to expand opportunities and improve quality of life, especially for women and girls.
Women and girls with disabilities experience gender inequality, social exclusion, discrimination, and violence in different ways. Development strategies, formulated with their full participation and consultation, are needed.