Gender information in southern Africa, 1985-1997
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Gender information in southern Africa, 1985-1997 a regional database by Paul Kakhongwe

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Published by The Project in [Malawi] .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Paul Kakhongwe for Promotion of Micro-Enterprises for Rural Women Project.
GenreBibliography., Databases.
ContributionsPromotion of Micro-Enterprises for Rural Women Project (Malawi)
LC ClassificationsZ7964.A336 K36 1998, HQ1800 K36 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145051M
LC Control Number99890465

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