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Published by International Development Research Centre in Ottawa .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Women in development -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Information technology -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Mass media and women -- Africa -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Eva M. Rathgeber and Edith Ofwona Adera.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsRathgeber, Eva-Maria., Adera, Edith Ofwona., International Development Research Centre (Canada)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.A35 G46 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 247 p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3596719M
ISBN 100889369038
LC Control Number2002318171
OCLC/WorldCa45190346

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