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Women in rural Botswana their situation and interests : an annotated bibliography, January 1985-June 1989 by Dienke Nijeboer

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Published by National Institute of Development Research and Documentation, Netherlands Development Organisation in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English



  • Botswana


  • Women in rural development -- Botswana -- Bibliography.,
  • Women -- Botswana -- Social conditions -- Bibliography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Statementby Dienke Nijeboer.
SeriesWorking bibliography ;, no. 17
LC ClassificationsZ7963.E18 N55 1990, HQ1240.5.B68 N55 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1055151M
ISBN 109991220097
LC Control Number93849307

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