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Women"s rights in Zambia

Consultation on Women"s Rights in Zambia, Kitwe 1970

Women"s rights in Zambia

report of a consultation, November 20th-24th, 1970.

by Consultation on Women"s Rights in Zambia, Kitwe 1970

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Published by Mindolo Ecumenical Foundation, Conferences & Consultations Programme in Kitwe, Zambia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Zambia -- Congresses,
  • Women -- Zambia -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMindolo Ecumenical Foundation. Conferences and Consultations Programme
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1371 C66 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97p.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21412148M

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