Report of Symposium on Equality of Opportunity for Females and Males in the Education System
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Report of Symposium on Equality of Opportunity for Females and Males in the Education System facing the future as equals. by Symposium on Equality of Opportunity for Females and Males in the Education System (1981 Gander, Nfld.)

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Published by General Advisory Committee of the Dept. of Education in [St. John"s, Nfld.] .
Written in English


  • Sex discrimination in education -- Newfoundland -- Congresses.

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Other titlesFacing the future as equals.
ContributionsNewfoundland. Dept. of Education. General Advisory Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination200, [33] p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19051294M

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