Safe motherhood as a human right
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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Motherhood.,
  • Human rights.

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Edition Notes

StatementAnika Rahman.
SeriesFeminism and law workshop series -- FLW 1999-2000 (2), Feminism and law workshop series -- 1999-2000 (2)
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19563601M

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