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Author: Indai Lourdes Sajor

Title: Common Grounds

Subtitle: Violence against Women in War and Armed Conflict Situations

Place: Quezon City

Publisher: Asian Center for Women's Human Rights

Year: 1998

Pages: viii + 358pp.

ISBN-10: 9719199105 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | Types: Wartime Rape


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