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Published by National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India.

Subjects:

  • Women in politics -- India,
  • Women in development -- India,
  • Political participation -- India

Book details:

About the Edition

Report about the Workshop on Advocacy Planning for Women"s Effective Political Participation, 19-21 August 1998, with reference to India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63).

StatementB.K. Anitha, Piush Antony, V. Gayathri.
SeriesNIAS report ;, R2-99, NIAS report ;, 99-R2.
ContributionsAntony, Piush., Gayathri, V., National Institute of Advanced Studies (Bangalore, India), Workshop on Advocacy Planning for Women"s Effective Political Participation (1998 : Bangalore, India)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.I4 A55 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. ;
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL162691M
LC Control Number99938735

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