The Gender and Diversity Division has the mission to promote gender equality, the development with identity of indigenous peoples, and the inclusion of people with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and the LGTBQ + population, while harnessing the talent and capacities that reside in these population groups to promote the socio-economic development of the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Division fulfills its mission through direct and indirect investments, technical assistance, analytical work, and training.
We focus our work on three strategic lines of action:
- Support the integration of proactive actions to address gender and diversity issues in lending operations across the Bank’s sectors
- Develop new initiatives with innovative approaches for advancing gender equality and diversity
- Generate data and evidence on what works to support future policies and operations
STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK OF OUR WORK
Document that guides the IDB’s work on policies to enhance gender equality and support the development with identity and social inclusion of indigenous peoples, Afro-descendants and other diverse populations. The sector framework indicates the actions that, based on evidence, the IDB will carry out to address these challenges. Read the document here.
Detailed guide to reinforce the implementation of the Operational Policy on Gender Equality, providing support for gender mainstreaming throughout the Bank’s actions to expand and improve the quality of its interventions. For more information you can read:
Detailed guide to support diversity mainstreaming throughout the Bank’s actions and operations to expand and improve the quality of its interventions. Its main objective is to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities, afro-descendants and LGBTQ+ individuals, and the development with identity of indigenous peoples. For more information, read the Diversity Action Plan 2019-2021.