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Women"s political leadership in Kenya

Women"s political leadership in Kenya

involvement, challenges, and the way forward.

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Published by Association of African Women for Research and Development, Kenya Chapter in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in politics -- Kenya,
    • Kenya -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsAAWORD-Kenya.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.K4 W68 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL126824M
      LC Control Number99502353


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