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Law and the woman in Ontario.

Jo-Ann Poglitsch

Law and the woman in Ontario.

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Published by Women"s Bureau, Ontario Dept. of Labour in [Toronto] .
Written in English

  • Ontario.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ontario

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      ContributionsOntario. Women"s Bureau.
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5675151M
      LC Control Number68138205

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