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Trade-related employment for women in industry and services in developing countries

Susan P. Joekes

Trade-related employment for women in industry and services in developing countries

by Susan P. Joekes

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Published by UN Research Institute for Social Development in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in development.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Joekes.
    SeriesOccasional paper / United Nations Research Institute for Social Development -- OP 5, Occasional paper (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development) -- OP 3
    ContributionsUnited Nations Research Institute for Social Development., United Nations Development Programme., World Conference on women (4th : 1995 : Peking, China)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.D44 M39 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. ;
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17007369M

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