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Report on women in development

United States. Agency for International Development. Office of Women in Development.

Report on women in development

submitted to the Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate and the Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives in fulfillment of section 113(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 as amended, August 3, 1977.

by United States. Agency for International Development. Office of Women in Development.

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Published by Office of Women in Development, U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Agency for International Development.,
    • Women -- Developing countries -- Economic conditions.,
    • Women -- Employment -- Developing countries.,
    • Women in development -- Developing countries.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1870.9 .U54 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination206, [32] p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3140998M
      LC Control Number82601691

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