Women in Development (WID) Project

ASEAN Population Programme, phase II (1980-1983) : terminal report
  • 59 Pages
  • 3.77 MB
  • English
ASEAN , [Singapore
Women in development -- Asia, Southeas


Asia, Southeas

Statementprepared by Abdullah Malim Baginda.
ContributionsASEAN Population Programme.
LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.A785 A23 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 59 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2172363M
ISBN 10967999760X
LC Control Number88941178

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