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Woman and the law

Woman and the law

round table conference : achieving for women full equality before the law

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Published by U.P. Law Center in Quezon City, Philippines .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philippines
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Philippines -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Yolanda Q. Javellana.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsJavellana, Yolanda Q., International Federation of Women Lawyers., University of the Philippines. Law Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKPM516.A67 W65 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 120 p. ;
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4611277M
      LC Control Number77375015


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