Children of Bangladesh and their rights progress towards the realisation of children"s rights under the convention on the rights of the child.

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Published by UNICEF Bangladesh in Dhaka .

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  • Children -- Bangladesh -- Social conditions.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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ContributionsUNICEF Bangladesh.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2000/03003 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
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Open LibraryOL516449M
LC Control Number98915282

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