Blog posts tagged to "gender gap"
Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Bringing more women into the workplace will help India—and its 650 million women—unleash their full economic potential.
Published on Friday, 16 November 2018
Changing gender stereotypes in Mongolia is about aiming for subtle shifts in the tectonic plates of gender equality.
Published on Thursday, 08 March 2018
Connecting women with wholesale markets can help them escape hunger, narrowing the gender gap.
Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2017
A new ADB-ILO joint desk review analyzes what the PRC’s transition to a new growth model means for women in the labor market.
Published on Friday, 27 October 2017
An ADB pilot study confirms that many women in parts of developing Asia still face barriers to owning assets like land or a house.
Published on Tuesday, 04 July 2017
Let's better integrate gender-responsive components in infrastructure investments.
Published on Monday, 11 May 2015
A new ADB report shows that how women decide to spend time differs to men, and that helps to understand why many women don’t join the formal workforce – and why, if they do, they are still likely to earn less than men and less likely to gain promotion.
Published on Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Women in Asia are on average 70% less likely than men to be employed, a gender gap that persists despite booming economic growth, decreasing fertility rates and increasing access to education in the region, according to a new ADB report.
Published on Wednesday, 08 April 2015
Asia’s booming economic growth has helped reduce the gender gap in many countries. However, there is still much room for improvement. We sat down to discuss women’s leadership with Microsoft's Astrid S. Tuminez.
Published on Monday, 30 March 2015
There has certainly been progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment since the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was adopted in 1995 – but we still have a long way to go.