3 edition of Human rights and legal status of women in the Asian and Pacific region. found in the catalog.
Human rights and legal status of women in the Asian and Pacific region.
by Research Center for Women"s Studies, SNDT Women"s University in Bombay
Written in English
|Series||Studies on women in development -- 1|
|Contributions||Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women"s University. Research Centre for Women"s Studies., United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.|
|LC Classifications||KNC145.W64 .H+|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 68 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||68|
|LC Control Number||2006454291|
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