Women and political empowerment, 2006

Women"s Political Empowerment Day Celebrations : [panchayats, water, and sanitation] by Women"s Political Empowerment Day Celebrations (12th 2006 New Delhi, India, etc.)

Publisher: Institute of Social Sciences in New Delhi

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Contributed proceedings of the twelfth Womens Political Empowerment Day Celebrations, 2006 held chiefly at New Delhi, and regional conventions on panchayats, water, and sanitation.

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Statementedited by Bidyut Mohanty.
ContributionsMohanty, Bidyut., Institute of Social Sciences (New Delhi, India)
The Physical Object
Pagination[vii], 94 p. ;
Number of Pages94
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Open LibraryOL23973314M
LC Control Number2009310060

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