Women in Puerto Rico - Articles

Women in Puerto Rico – Articles


After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Is Facing A Maternity Care Crisis by Wendy Wisner for Scary Mommy

Delivering Babies – and Saving Lives – in Puerto Rico After Maria by Alexa Liautaud, Cassandra Giraldo, and Tessa Paoli for Vice News

How to Help

6 Organizations Helping Women In Puerto Rico That You Can Feel Good Supporting by Hillary E. Crawford for Bustle

How To Help Puerto Rico by Robert Becker for Our Revolution

How to Help the Women Helping Puerto Rico by Jess McIntosh for Shondaland

I’m Still Recovering from Hurricane Maria – and Here’s What I Want You to Know for Refinery29

Where Are The Pussy Hats for Puerto Rico? Jessica N. Pabón-Colón on Feminist Answering Machine for Feminist Frequency

Recovery Efforts by Puerto Rican Women

Calls for a Women’s Strike in Puerto Rico: We Strike to Build Another Life by Vanesa Contreras for La Respuesta

La Colectiva Feminista en Construcción is Helping Puerto Rico Recover From Hurricane Maria by Jhoni Jackson for Teen Vogue

Hurricane Maria hit women in Puerto Rico the hardest. And they’re the ones building it back by Justine Calma for Grist

Puerto Rico Se Transforma by Mariel Cruz for Vogue

Taller Salud’s Reluctant Girl Gang – The Great American* Puerto Rico Part 6 on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

“These Disasters Aren’t Natural Anymore”: A Dispatch from Puerto Rico After Maria by Kate Aronoff for In These Times

In Typical Decolonial Fashion, Puerto Ricans Rise Up by Karrieann Soto Vega for Feminist Campus

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz

Fierce And Feminine: Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Models Leadership For Women The World Over by Margie Warrell for Forbes

The Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico Called Out Trump With a “NASTY” Shirt by Rebecca Nelson for Cosmopolitan

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Resorts to Protest Tees to Say What Trump Doesn’t Want to Hear by Mary Wang for Vogue

San Juan mayor: ‘I am begging, begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying’ by Julia Manchester for The Hill

San Juan mayor: I hope Trump stops ‘spouting out’ comments that hurt Puerto Rico’s people by Danielle Diaz and Eli Watkins for CNN

San Juan mayor tears into Trump DHS chief: ‘This is not a good news story’ by Avery Anapol for The Hill

San Juan mayor tells President Trump ‘it’s not about politics’ by Arlette Saenz and Adam Kelsey for ABC

San Juan mayor wears ‘help us, we are dying’ shirt for TV interview by Brandon Carter for The Hill

Trump’s Attack on San Juan Mayor As a “Nasty” Woman Only Emphasizes His Failures in Puerto Rico by Mary Wang for Vogue


Gender Inequality in Puerto Rico Is About to Get Worse by Alieza Durana for Slate

Official Reports of Violence Against Women in Puerto Rico Unreliable After Hurricane Maria by Claire Tighe and Lauren Gurley for CPI

Life, Interrupted: The Invisible Scars Hurricane Maria Has Left On The Women Of Puerto Rico by Andrea González-Ramírez for Refinery29

‘Why don’t they help us? They’re killing us’: Puerto Rico after the storm by Rossalyn Warren for The Guardian


After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Women Embrace Their Natural, Curly Hair by Michel Martin and Elizabeth Baker for NPR

NWSA’s Statement of Solidarity with Puerto Rico by National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)