Woman and democratisation.

  • 31 Pages
  • 2.58 MB
  • English

OSCE/ODIHR , Warsaw, Poland
Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- Europe., Women"s rights -- Eu



Other titlesWomen and democratisation
SeriesOSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting background paper ;, 3, OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting background paper ;, 3.
ContributionsOrganization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.
LC ClassificationsKJC5144.W65 W64 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL62240M
LC Control Number99158586

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