Preliminary recommendations to provide services to victims/survivors of sexual violence by Minnesota. Attorney General"s Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Violence Against Women.

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Microfiche. St. Paul : Minnesota Dept. of Administration, Micrographic Services Unit, 1989. 1 microfiche : negative ; 11 x 15 cm. (Minnesota state document depository system ; 89-0029).

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StatementAttorney General"s Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Violence Against Women.
SeriesMinnesota state document depository system ;, 89-0029.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 90/7045 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1988107M
LC Control Number90620483

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