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Women"s participation in social development

Women"s participation in social development

experiences from Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean

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Published by Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in development -- Developing countries,
  • Social planning -- Developing countries -- Citizen participation,
  • Women -- Political activity -- Developing countries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Karen Mokate.
    ContributionsMokate, Karen Marie., Inter-American Development Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.D44 W684 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 324 p. :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23733260M
    LC Control Number2005619173

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