Gender and economic growth in Tanzania unleashing the power of women.

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Published by World Bank in Washington DC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women in development -- Tanzania,
  • Women -- Government policy -- Tanzania,
  • Women -- Tanzania -- Social conditions,
  • Women -- Tanzania -- Economic conditions,
  • Business women -- Tanzania

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

ContributionsWorld Bank.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.T34 G464 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17973918M
ISBN 109780821372623, 9780821372630
LC Control Number2007022881

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