Women and International Human Rights Law

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  • Human rights,
  • Private international law & conflict of laws,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Law,
  • Criminal Law - General

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ContributionsKelly D. Askin (Editor), Dorean M. Koenig (Editor)
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Number of Pages350
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Open LibraryOL8730141M
ISBN 101571050949
ISBN 109781571050946

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