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Community advocacy on violence against women

Community advocacy on violence against women

baseline survey reports on violence against women in Taita Taveta, Laikipia, and Kajiado districts.

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Published by Coalition on Violence Against Women in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Violence against -- Kenya,
  • Women -- Violence against -- Kenya -- Prevention,
  • Women -- Violence against -- Kenya -- Statistics,
  • Sex crimes -- Kenya,
  • Male domination (Social structure) -- Kenya,
  • Victims of crimes surveys -- Kenya

  • Edition Notes

    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsCoalition on Violence Against Women--Kenya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.W65 C64 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p. :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16397958M
    LC Control Number2007381185


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