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Published by Women and Development Unit, School of Continuing Studies, University of the West Indies in St. Michael, Barbados .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sex discrimination in education -- Barbados.,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- Barbados.,
  • Women teachers -- Barbados.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesWAND occasional papers -- 2/91
ContributionsUniversity of the West Indies (Cave Hill, Barbados). Women and Development Unit., Barbados Union of Teachers.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16651430M

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