The apartheid of gender

a profile and programmes for the girl child in India

Publisher: Women Households Development Studies Information Centre, Women"s Studies Research Centre, M.S. University of Baroda in Baroda

Written in English
Published: Pages: 46 Downloads: 896
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  • India.

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  • Children -- India.

Edition Notes

Statementby Shubhada Kanani.
ContributionsMaharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. Women Households Development Studies Information Centre.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2000/60439 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL172478M
LC Control Number99953234

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