Measuring gender equality in education
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Measuring gender equality in education a micro-study of learning environment at home and school, through the perspective of gender equality by Mahesh Nath Parajuli

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Published by UNESCO, Kathmandu Office in Kathmandu .
Written in English

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StatementMahesh Nath Parajuli, Sushan Acharya.
SeriesUNESCO Kathmandu series of monographs and working papers -- no. 17
ContributionsAcharya, Sushan., Unesco. Kathmandu Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17078315M
ISBN 109789937807531
LC Control Number2008330929

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