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Study on CEDAW with reference to South Asia conducted by CENWOR.

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StatementCentre for Women"s Research, Sri Lanka.
ContributionsUNIFEM South Asia Regional Office, New Delhi., CENWOR (Organization : Sri Lanka)
LC ClassificationsHQ1237.5.S64 C43 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. ;
Number of Pages84
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Open LibraryOL16340525M
LC Control Number2006454383

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