Maternal Matters: Indigenous Women in the Yucatan Challenge Violence and Indifference

By Jasmin López | Published by Making Contact

In Mexico an indigenous woman is three times more likely to die during childbirth or postpartum than a non indigenous woman. Both culture and government policies play a role in the violation of their rights, which often leads to death. Reporter Jasmin Lopez went to the Yucatan to find out more. This piece was produced in collaboration with  reporter Karen Tenorio.

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