The challenge of gender equity and human rights on the threshold of the twenty-first century

Publisher: ECLAC in Santiago, Chile

Written in English
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  • Sex discrimination against women,
  • Social change,
  • Equality

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

StatementECLAC, Women and Development Unit
SeriesSerie Mujer y desarrollo -- 27
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Women and Development Unit
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. ;
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15308065M
ISBN 109211212677

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