Landmark judgments on violence against women and children from South Asia
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Published by South Asia Regional Initiative/Equity Support Program in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Crimes against,
  • Cases,
  • Children,
  • Rape,
  • Women

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKNC982.W66 L36 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 681 p. ;
Number of Pages681
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25026403M
LC Control Number2011291127

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