5 edition of Advancing women"s rights in the Americas found in the catalog.
Advancing women"s rights in the Americas
by Dante B. Fascell North-South Center, University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 14-15).
|Statement||Mala N. Htun.|
|Series||Monitoring implementation of the Summit of the Americas|
|Contributions||Dante B. Fascell North-South Center (Fla.), Leadership Council for Inter-American Summitry.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1236.5.A45 H89 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||17 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||17|
|LC Control Number||2002512904|
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