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Published by Amnesty International in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women"s rights.,
  • Women -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsAmnesty International.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1236 .H86 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21710002M
ISBN 100939994984
OCLC/WorldCa32316626

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