Women, development and disability

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Coalition of Provincial Organizations of the Handicapped , Winnipeg, Man
Women with disabilities -- Developing count
Statement[edited by Anne Gajerski-Cauley].
ContributionsGajerski-Cauley, Anne., Coalition of Provincial Organizations of the Handicapped.
LC ClassificationsHV"3021"W66"W65
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20747674M

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