Rape, a legal study

by Poornima Advani

Publisher: National Commission for Women in [New Delhi]

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 158-159).

StatementPoornima Advani, Lina Gonsalves, J.K. Mittal.
ContributionsGonsalves, Lina., Mittal, J. K., National Commission for Women (India)
LC ClassificationsKNS4202 .A93 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. ;
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3973924M
LC Control Number2001290338

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