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African women and governance

African Women and Governance Seminar and Training Workshop (1994 Entebbe, Uganda)

African women and governance

towards action for women"s participation in decision-making.

by African Women and Governance Seminar and Training Workshop (1994 Entebbe, Uganda)

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Published by ABANTU for Development in London, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Political activity -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5 .A35 A364 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 41 p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23733438M
    ISBN 101899805001
    LC Control Number2006373068


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