The executive order—which allocates public resources to address femicides and other forms of violence against women—is considered an important step in addressing a long-existing issue that jumped back into the spotlight after a recent murder.

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    02/5/2021 - 9:30 pm | View Link
  • Puerto Rico declares state of emergency over gender violence
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    01/28/2021 - 3:58 am | View Link
  • Puerto Rico declares state of emergency over gender violence
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    01/26/2021 - 9:27 am | View Link
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