Women's Issues: Economic, Societal, and Personal

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Nova Publishers, 2008 - Social Science - 199 pages
Dorothy V. Stickle presents materials on issues of particular interest to women including economic, societal, and personal.
 

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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT HISTORY AND FEDERAL FUNDING
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TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS US POLICY AND ISSUES FOR CONGRESS1
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MINORITY CONTRACTING AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR DISADVANTAGED SMALL BUSINESSES LEGAL ISSUES1
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MILITARY BENEFITS FOR FORMER SPOUSES LEGISLATION AND POLICY ISSUES
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TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
131
BREASTFEEDING AND JURY DUTY STATE LAWS COURT RULES AND RELATED ISSUES
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GENDER IDENTITY DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ANALYSIS OF HR 3686 IN THE 110TH CONGRESS
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BREASTFEEDING FEDERAL LEGISLATION
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SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS FOR WOMEN MINORITIES AND VETERANS
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INDEX
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