Law for Pacific women

a legal rights handbook by P. Imrana Jalal

Publisher: Fiji Women"s Rights Movement in Suva, Fiji

Written in English
Published: Pages: 674 Downloads: 643
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 645-654) and indexes.

StatementP. Imrana Jalal.
LC ClassificationsKVC145.W64 J35 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 674 p. :
Number of Pages674
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL466390M
ISBN 109829000001
LC Control Number98187171

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Law for Pacific Women: A Legal Rights Handbook () by Imrana Jalal examines legislation, court decisions, common law, legal structures and legal practices in the Pacific Islands through the lens of a human rights lawyer and feminist, committed to the pursuit of gender equality.

It follows the previous valuable contribution of Mere Pulea in her book "The Family, Law and Population in the Pacific Islands", published in by the University of the South Pacific. The information is presented in Law for Pacific Women as simply as possible with an attempt to explain legal concepts and ideas in non-technical language.

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