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Better ICT for tomorrow's women leaders

Millions of women lack the educational resources to learn the skills they will need to succeed in the digital age. Every school-age girl deserves a laptop or a tablet that is loaded with e-learning resources. It is crucial that young women be given the IT tools that will enable them to achieve higher education goals and join the transition to sustainable growth to end poverty.

Recommended elearning:

An Introduction to ADB’s Strategy and Guidelines for Gender Mainstreaming-- This online course is available to everyone interested in gender and development. The course also provides just-in-time learning for development professionals who need to mainstream gender in their projects and programs.

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  • Estimating Women’s Contribution to the Economy: The Case of Bangladesh 

    Khatun, Fahmida; Khan, Towfiqul Islam; Pervin, Shahida; Jahan, Hosna (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2016-01-11)
    The socio-economic conditions of women in Bangladesh have improved significantly over the years. Progress can be observed in a number of social indicators concerning education, health and empowerment. Indeed, this is a reflection of the increased ...
  • Closing the Gender Gap in Financial Inclusion through Fintech 

    Sioson, Erica Paula; Kim, Chul Ju (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-04-15)
    According to 2017 data from the Global Findex Database published by the World Bank, women are still less likely than men to own an account at financial institutions (Demirgüç-Kunt et al. 2018). In Asia and the Pacific, this is particularly true for ...