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Women"s role in the Red Cross/Red Crescent

Susan L. Gibbs

Women"s role in the Red Cross/Red Crescent

by Susan L. Gibbs

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Published by Henry Dunant Institute in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.,
  • Women in development.,
  • Women volunteers in social service.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-79).

    Other titlesWomen"s role in the Red Cross, Red Crescent.
    Statementby Susan L. Gibbs.
    SeriesHDI studies on development ;, no. 1, 1990, HDI studies on development ;, 1990, no. 1.
    ContributionsInstitut Henry-Dunant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1240 .G53 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL586791M
    ISBN 102880440297
    LC Control Number96176998
    OCLC/WorldCa27442748

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