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Gender and the information revolution in Africa

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Published by International Development Research Centre in Ottawa, ON, Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in development -- Africa -- Congresses,
  • Information technology -- Africa -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Eva M. Rathgeber and Edith Ofwona Adera.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsRathgeber, Eva-Maria., Adera, Edith Ofwona., International Development Research Centre (Canada), African Women and Economic Development: Investing in Our Future (1998 : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17594584M
    ISBN 100889369038
    OCLC/WorldCa44448241

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