Women workers" rights

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Publisher: International Labour Office in Geneva

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Women -- Employment -- Law and legislation.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment.,
  • Labor inspection -- Law and legislation.

Edition Notes

Other titlesEquality for women in employment: an interdepartmental project.
ContributionsInternational Labour Office. Interdepartmental Project on Equality for Women in Employment.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD"6060"W654"1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20628427M
ISBN 109221097412
OCLC/WorldCa34241479

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