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About Asia and the Pacific Gender Portal

The Asia-Pacific Portal for Gender Equality is an initiative of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) developed to support governments and stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region in the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment. 

The Asia-Pacific Portal for Gender Equality is an open-access information platform that aims to support research, analysis and informed decision-making to enhance Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG 5): "Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls" and underscore the crucial role of gender equality and gender mainstreaming for the development progress of all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.

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