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Women taking hold of technology

Women taking hold of technology

a collection of IWTC newsletters on women and appropriate technology issues.

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Published by International Women"s Tribune Centre in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Appropriate technology -- Developing countries.,
  • Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- Developing countries.,
  • Women in rural development -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes selections from The Tribune, nos. 7,9,10, 24.

    Other titlesThe Tribune
    ContributionsInternational Women"s Tribune Centre.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 116 p.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14647225M

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