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Women"s participation in public life

Women"s participation in public life

report of the regional expert meeting, 12-16 October 1987, Bangkok.

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Published by UNESCO Principal Regional Office in Bangkok .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Pacific Area
    • Subjects:
    • Women in public life -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Women in public life -- Pacific Area -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Meeting held at UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.

      SeriesSocial and human sciences in Asia and the Pacific
      ContributionsUnesco. Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1391.A78 W66 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55 p., [2] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1793804M
      LC Control Number89192774
      OCLC/WorldCa18630639

      Re-emerging feminism was concerned chiefly with opening doors for women to professional and public life, and later embraced advocacy of sexual freedom as well. Yet participation in public life is significantly complicated by responsibility for children, while uncommitted sexual activity is the most effective way of producing unwanted pregnancies.


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