The purpose of this assessment is to develop a strategic focus for integrating gender concerns into ADB programs and operations in the Azerbaijan. The assessment covers the following: 1. a review of the status of gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country based on a literature review, key statistics, policy documents, focus group discussions, and key informant interviews; 2. an analysis of the achievements and challenges in mainstreaming gender equality in ADB’s programs and operations and provides conclusions; and 3. recommendations on the way forward to improve gender equality outcomes.
Asian Development Bank (ADB), 2019
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