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Gender equality and the judiciary

using international human rights standards to promote the human rights of women and the girl-child at the national level : papers and statements from the Caribbean Regional Judicial Colloquium, Georgetown, Guyana, 14-17 April 1997

by Caribbean Regional Judicial Colloquium (1997 Georgetown, Guyana)

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Published by Commonwealth Secretariat in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Commonwealth countries
    • Subjects:
    • Women"s rights -- Commonwealth countries -- Congresses.,
    • Justice, Administration of -- Commonwealth countries -- Congresses.,
    • Human rights -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Kirstine Adams, Andrew Byrnes.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsAdams, Kirstine., Byrnes, Andrew.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsK644.A6 C37 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 289 p. ;
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6854757M
      ISBN 100850925770
      LC Control Number00362782

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