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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 ...
  • India-Pakistan Trade: Opportunities for Medical Value Travel 

    Taneja, Nisha; Bimal, Samridhi; Dayal, Isha; Nadeem, Taher (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2017-03-30)
    Despite an uncertain political relationship, and tensions between India and Pakistan, healthcare is a sector for trade that has the potential to grow. It is a soft sector, offering a win-win situation for both countries as producers will get a larger ...