15 Gendered Violence in Puerto Rico

An Examination of Past and Present Acts of Aggression Against Women

María Fernanda

Editor’s Note: The author of this chapter has elected to present their scholarship in a zine format. It has been reproduced here as faithfully as possible. The machine-readable full text of the chapter and attribution for all images can be found in Appendix 2. A PDF can be downloaded from Google Drive.[1]

I am a native Puerto Rican who is passionate about shedding light on the pandemic that is gendered violence on the Island and to bring justice to its victims. As of 2020, I am in my third year at Wake Forest University, where I hope to obtain a degree in Biology so as to continue on the path to an M.D. 

  1. Fernanda Flores, María. "Gendered Violence in Puerto Rico." Available from https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PUqhhC5EnFZkdnjtw7Cppu4kXmLLo_sz/view?usp=sharing


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