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M received a protective order against her emotionally and physically abusive partner. But Puerto Rican police didn’t enforce it. Photos:

In Puerto Rico, an Epidemic of Domestic Violence Hides in Plain Sight

After Hurricane Maria, the number of women killed by their partners doubled. Survivors say the government’s misguided response has put more lives in danger.

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Andrea González-Ramírez

Andrea González-Ramírez

Award-winning Puerto Rican journalist. Senior Writer at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Formerly GEN, Refinery29, and more. Read my work:

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