Building democracy with women

reflecting on experience in Latin America and the Caribbean
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United Nations Development Fund for Women , New York
Women and democracy -- Latin America., Women and democracy -- Caribbean Area., Women in politics -- Latin America., Women in politics -- Caribbean
Statementedited by Ana Maria Brasileiro.
ContributionsBrasileiro, Ana Maria., United Nations Development Fund for Women.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 81 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22380044M

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