Women and gender in countries in transition
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Women and gender in countries in transition a Unicef perspective

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Published by Regional Office for Central & Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States & Baltic States in New York .
Written in English


  • Women -- Social conditions,
  • Women in science,
  • Women -- Health and hygiene

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ContributionsUNICEF. Regional Office for Central & Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States & Baltic States
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 153 p. :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14977749M

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