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Child marriage and guardianship robbing girls of their childhood and infantilizing women ; Inheritance law in Tanzania : the improverishment of widows and daughters ; Domestic violence in Tanzania : "nimechoka kupigwa."

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Published by Women"s Legal Aid Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsKituo cha Msaada wa Sheria kwa Wanawake (Tanzania)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24034369M
ISBN 109789987919390
LC Control Number2009319845
OCLC/WorldCa502151001

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