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Published by United Nations, Nations Unies in New York .
Written in English



  • Africa


  • Women -- Africa -- Statistics.,
  • Women -- Africa -- Social conditions.,
  • Women -- Africa -- Economic conditions.

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Other titlesStatistiques et indicateurs sur les femmes in Afrique, 1986.
SeriesSocial statistics and indicators. Series K ;, no. 7 =, Statistiques et indicateurs sociaux. Série K ;, no 7, Social statistics and indicators., no. 7.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Statistical Office.
LC ClassificationsHQ1788 .S73 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1925004M
ISBN 109210611330
LC Control Number90137733

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