Together we"ll achieve decent work and a better South Asia

South Asian Regional Conference of Women Trade Unionists, September 20-22, 2008, Kathmandu, Nepal by South Asian Regional Conference of Women Trade Unionists (2008 Kathmandu, Nepal)

Publisher: General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions in Kathmandu

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Organized by GEFONT in cooperation with United Danish Trade Union (3F) and Left International Forum, Sweden (LIF).

Other titlesTogether we will achieve decent work and a better South Asia, Decent work and a better South Asia, Proceedings of South Asian Regional Conference of Women Trade Unionists
Statement[editors, Bishnu Rimal, Umesh Upadhyaya]
SeriesGEFONT book -- no. 112/2009
ContributionsRimal, Bishnu, Upādhyāya, Umeśa, 1958-, Nepāla Ṭreḍa Yūniyana Mahāsaṅgha, Fagligt fælles forbund, Left International Forum, Sweden
LC ClassificationsHD6079.2.A-ZS.x (H73)+
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24581450M
LC Control Number2010316155

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