Women"s participation in public life
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Women"s participation in public life report of the regional expert meeting, 12-16 October 1987, Bangkok.

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Published by UNESCO Principal Regional Office in Bangkok .
Written in English



  • Asia,
  • Pacific Area


  • Women in public life -- Asia -- Congresses.,
  • Women in public life -- Pacific Area -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Meeting held at UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.

SeriesSocial and human sciences in Asia and the Pacific
ContributionsUnesco. Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
LC ClassificationsHQ1391.A78 W66 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p., [2] p. of plates :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1793804M
LC Control Number89192774

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