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Gender & democracy

Wachira Maina

Gender & democracy

an analysis of Kenya"s political parties manifestos

by Wachira Maina

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Published by Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Collaborative Centre for Gender and Development in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.,
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Women and democracy -- Kenya,
    • Political parties -- Kenya -- Platforms,
    • Women in politics -- Kenya,
    • Women in development -- Kenya

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 74).

      Other titlesGender and democracy :
      Statementby Wachira Maina & Wanjiku Mbugua.
      ContributionsMbugua, Wanjiku.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.K4 M35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination74 p. ;
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL341394M
      LC Control Number97981044

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