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African Women"s Development Task Force.

African Women"s Development Task Force.

African Women"s Development Task Force.

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Published by United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in [Addis Ababa, Ethiopia] .
Written in English

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  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Women volunteers in social service -- Africa.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV438.A6 A35 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4615274M
      LC Control Number77379328

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