Blog posts tagged to "Gender"
Published on Monday, 12 December 2016
An ADB-financed project is helping female entrepreneurs open sewing workshops, bakeries and cattle ranches, and other business ventures.
Published on Friday, 25 November 2016
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we call for policies to help women build and retain control over assets to increase their security.
Published on Friday, 18 November 2016
Even when women do have access to a toilet, it is rarely equitable, as most public toilets fail to account for women’s needs.
Published on Tuesday, 18 October 2016
The ADB-supported Asia Women Leaders Program works to build women “pipeline” leaders in public administration in the region.
Published on Friday, 07 October 2016
Harassment affects women and men alike, but as we are wired differently, concerns over personal security affect women more than men.
Published on Friday, 16 September 2016
The Safetipin app maps safe public areas for urban women so they can make safer decisions, and provides city stakeholders data to improve safety in public spaces and transport.
Published on Thursday, 15 September 2016
Small farmers, even women and those belonging to the Dalit caste and ethnic minorities, are beginning to participate in the management of water users’ associations in parts of Nepal.
Published on Tuesday, 16 August 2016
Women working from home make a significant contribution to Pakistan’s economy, but their work is undervalued and home-based workers are denied any form of legal protection.
Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016
Encouraging more females to study and work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will mitigate the gender bias in these fields.
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016
Since dual career couples support each other, this involves professional compromises. However, such couples’ understanding of ‘success’ is multidimensional and goes beyond the high income and high status of one individual.