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Women's Rights and Children's Rights

The United Nations conventions as compatible and complementary international treaties
Women's Rights and Children's Rights: The United Nations conventions as compatible and complementary international treaties

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Savitri Goonesekere

 

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Publication date: 1

Publication series:
Innocenti Occasional Papers, Child Rights Series

No. of pages: 44

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English

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