Law of the General Federation of Iraq"s Women
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Published by s.n. in [Baghdad? .
Written in English



  • Iraq.,
  • Arab countries.


  • Ittiḥād al-ʻĀmm li-Nisāʼ al-ʻIrāq,
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Iraq,
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Arab countries,
  • Women in politics -- Iraq,
  • Women in politics -- Arab countries

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Edition Notes

StatementRepublic of Iraq.
ContributionsIttiḥād al-ʻĀmm li-Nisāʼ al-ʻIrāq.
LC ClassificationsKMJ517.5.A311972 A4 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2798760M
LC Control Number83228769

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