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Women workers and society

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English

  • Women -- Employment.,
  • Discrimination in employment.,
  • Sex discrimination against women.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementforeword by Helvi Sipilä.
    ContributionsInternational Labour Office.
    LC ClassificationsHD6053 .W65 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4596645M
    ISBN 109221014894, 9221014835
    LC Control Number77359228

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