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Female genital cutting, women"s health and development the role of the World Bank by K. O. Rogo

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Published by Africa Region Human Development Dept., World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World Bank,
  • Female circumcision -- Africa,
  • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Africa,
  • Women in development -- Africa,
  • Economic development -- Africa

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 25-29)

StatementKhama Rogo, Tshiya Subayi, Nahid Toubia
SeriesWorld Bank working paper -- no. 122, Africa human development series, Africa Region human development series
ContributionsSubayi, Tshiya, Toubia, Nahid, World Bank. Africa Regional Office. Human Development Dept
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17248565M
ISBN 100821371835
ISBN 109780821371831

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