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Published by Health Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lesbians -- Crimes against -- Canada.,
  • Women -- Abuse of -- Canada.,
  • Abused women -- Services for -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesViolence dans les relations lesbiennes
ContributionsMacAulay, Donna, 1942-, Ristock, Janice L., Canada. Health Canada.
The Physical Object
Pagination22, 25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21356669M
ISBN 10066264719X

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