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Published by Center for Women"s Global Leadership, Douglass College in New Brunswick, NJ .
Written in English


  • Women"s rights,
  • Human rights.,
  • Women -- Social conditions.,
  • Women in development.,
  • Violence.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesWomen, violence, and human rights
ContributionsBunch, Charlotte, 1944-, Carrillo, Roxanna., Center for Women"s Global Leadership.
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14616763M

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