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State responses to domestic violence

State responses to domestic violence

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Published by Women, Law & Development International in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family violence -- Prevention.,
  • Family violence -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAcosta Vargas, Gladys., Sewall, Rebecca P., Vasan, Arati., Schuler, Margaret., Women, Law & Development International.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 151 p.
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16885749M


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