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Women and the social struggle in Mexico

Maria Antonieta RascГіn

Women and the social struggle in Mexico

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Published by Women"s International Resource Exchange (WIRE) in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Mexico -- Social conditions.,
  • Women"s rights -- Mexico.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Maria Antonieta Rascón.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1462 .R3 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20341965M

    Moses Love Essay 2 Julia Tunon Pablos book Women in Mexico A Past Unveiled was a book about the struggle of Mexicana women and the trials the had to face to have a voice not just in their society but in the world. During this period women observed there educationally, economical and labor force value to join together in organization to provide more of a force to be heard and not ignored.


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