Looking back and ahead: The media and the struggle for gender equality after the Nairobi UN women's conference

@article{OkelloOrlale2006LookingBA,
  title={Looking back and ahead: The media and the struggle for gender equality after the Nairobi UN women's conference},
  author={Rosemary Okello-Orlale},
  journal={Agenda},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={48 - 56}
}
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