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Status of South African women

Status of South African women

a sourcebook in tables and graphs : the reasons for change

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Published by ANC Women"s League Policy Division in Marshalltown, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- South Africa -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- South Africa -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementANC Women"s League ; [figures selected and compiled by Caroline White].
      ContributionsWhite, Caroline, 1941-, African National Congress. Women"s Section.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1800.5 .S73 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 62 p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1205880M
      ISBN 10062017451X
      LC Control Number94200574
      OCLC/WorldCa32041943


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