Gender Discrimination & Women"s Rights
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Gender Discrimination & Women"s Rights workshop report. by Gender Discrimination & Women"s Rights (1996 Dera Ismail Khan)

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Published by Democratic Commission for Human Development ; in collaboration with Swiss NGO Program Office, Pakistan in Lahore .
Written in English

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Other titlesGender Discrimination and Women"s Rights
ContributionsDemocratic Commission for Human Development, Swiss NGO Program Office (Pakistan)
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22690529M
LC Control Number2007377074

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