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U.N. World Conference of the U.N. Decade for Women

Margaret E. Galey

U.N. World Conference of the U.N. Decade for Women

Copenhagen, Denmark, July 14-30, 1980 : report of congressional staff advisers to the U.S. delegation

by Margaret E. Galey

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s rights -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsubmitted to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives
    ContributionsGoodman, Margaret, 1947-, Mann, Janean L, United States. Delegation to the World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development, and Peace,, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 72 p. ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13603913M

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