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The function of literacy in women"s associations

The function of literacy in women"s associations

the case of small scale enterprises in India

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self Employed Women"s Association (Ahamadābād, India),
  • Women"s Working Forum.,
  • Literacy -- India.,
  • Self-employed women -- India.,
  • Women in development -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kandis Ann McLaughlin.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 88 leaves
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19054114M
    ISBN 100315485183
    OCLC/WorldCa22276125

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