U.S. contribution to the U.N. decade for women

hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, September 18, 1984 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations.

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