Mainstreaming gender for better girls" education policy and institutional issues

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Published by United Nations Children"s Fund, Regional Office for South Asia in Kathmandu .

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StatementRamya Subrahmanian.
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Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL23398479M
LC Control Number2009311721

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