TITLE

CHAPTER I: Origins of the Feminist Struggle in Puerto Rico

AUTHOR(S)
Valle-Ferrer, Norma
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Luisa Capetillo, Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist;2006, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 1 of the book "Luisa Capetillo: Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist" is presented. It focuses on the origins of the feminist struggle in Puerto Rico. It discusses the status of the education of Puerto Rican women prior to the 19th century. It notes that schools for females were at a disadvantage compared with the schools for males. The country is said to experience active moments in the struggle for workers' rights and women's rights in the late 19th century, the period when feminist Luisa Capetillo was born.
ACCESSION #
31486627

 

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