Child prostitution in India
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Child prostitution in India by J. A. Gathia

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Published by Concept Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Prostitution -- India.,
  • Child prostitution -- India.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJoseph Gathia ; foreword by M.N. Venkatachaliah.
ContributionsCentre of Concern for Child Labour.
LC ClassificationsHQ238 .G37 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL517649M
ISBN 108170227712
LC Control Number98917869

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