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Women standing up to adjustment in Africa

Women standing up to adjustment in Africa

a report of the African Women"s Economic Policy Network.

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Published by African Women"s Economic Policy Network, Development Group for Alternative Policies in Kampala, Uganda, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Africa,
  • Women -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAfrican Women"s Economic Policy Network., Development Group for Alternative Policies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1787 .W65 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23923740M
    LC Control Number2009444247


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