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Gender and rights

Cecilia Ng

Gender and rights

analysis for action

by Cecilia Ng

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Published by Published by Neo Sentuhan Sdn. Bhd. for Good Governance and Gender Equality Society, Penang [and] Women"s Development Research Centre (KANITA), Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang, Malaysia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-66).

StatementCecilia Ng
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24918971M
ISBN 109789834384142
LC Control Number2011307556


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