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Women, still in poverty

United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Women, still in poverty

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Published by The Commission : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- United States -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States Commission on Civil Rights.
    SeriesClearinghouse publication - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights -- 60
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 50 p. ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22435003M
    LC Control Number79014766


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