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Labour market development and poverty with focus on opportunities for women in Nepal by Meena Acharya

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Published by Tanka Prasad Acharya Memorial Foundation, in collaboration with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Foundation in Kathmandu .
Written in English



  • Nepal.,
  • Nepal


  • Women -- Employment -- Nepal.,
  • Women in development -- Nepal.,
  • Women -- Nepal -- Economic conditions.

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Edition Notes

StatementMeena Acharya.
ContributionsTanka Prasad Acharya Memorial Foundation., Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Nepal)
LC ClassificationsHD6182.9 .A24 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL171903M
LC Control Number99952336

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