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Voices of African women

women"s rights in Ghana, Uganda, and Tanzania

by Johanna Bond

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.,
  • Uganda.,
  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ghana.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Uganda.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Tanzania.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohanna Bond.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKQC145.W64 B66 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 421 p. ;
      Number of Pages421
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3296525M
      ISBN 100890891249
      LC Control Number2004020559

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