Women in war zones testimonies and accounts from women in war zones and conflict situations

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Published by Shirkat Gah in Lahore .

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StatementWomen Living Under Muslim Laws.
SeriesSpecial bulletin, Special bulletin (Women Living Under Muslim Laws (Organization))
ContributionsShirkat Gah., Women Living Under Muslim Laws (Organization)
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LC ClassificationsHQ1233 .W66 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL517803M
LC Control Number98930168

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