Women and men in Portugal.
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Published by Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality in Lisboa .
Written in English


  • Women -- Portugal -- Social conditions,
  • Women"s rights -- Portugal,
  • Social indicators -- Portugal,
  • Economic indicators -- Portugal,
  • Portugal -- Population

Book details:

Edition Notes

Previously published: Commission for Equality and Women"s Rights, 2004.

ContributionsPortugal. Comissão para a Cidadania e Igualdade de Género.
LC ClassificationsHQ1697 .W64 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17111529M
ISBN 109789725972922
LC Control Number2008415942

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