Hirsch was the principal investigator on this project, with primary responsibility for design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of findings. Higgins reviewed pertinent bodies of literature and aided with the writing and editing of the manuscript and the interpretation of the data. Bentley and C. Nathanson provided critical input regarding research design, data collection and analysis, and interpretation of data. This article explores the social context of the migration-related HIV epidemic in western Mexico. Data collection involved life histories and participant observation with migrant women in Atlanta and their sisters or sisters-in-law in Mexico.
#MeToo reaches Mexico: majority of women in media report harassment at work
Sexual Scripts in Contemporary Mexican Cinema: A Quantitative Content Analysis
While the literature on sexual scripts is substantive, with some scholarship examining the role of popular media in the production of dominant and divergent sexual practices and interactions, limited attention has been paid to the contemporary Mexican context. In this article, we share findings from a quantitative content analysis of popular Mexican films in order to explore how sexual behavior is portrayed and more specifically how relationship characteristics, condom use, and substance use interact with representations of sexual behavior. We find that more sexually explicit portrayals featured people engaged in heterosexual sexual interactions outside the context of marriage and also in age discordant relationships, where one partner was a minor. Few films featured safer sex practices or substance use in concert with sexual behavior. This research sheds light on how film as a powerful agent of socialization communicates sexual scripts in contemporary Mexican culture that may contribute to risky sexual behaviors among Mexican youth.
Methodology Center at the Pennsylvania State University. Adolescent sexuality research has expanded to include non-coital behaviors, but there is limited knowledge about individual factors such as cultural values associated with these sexual behaviors outside of industrialized nations. Findings indicate that sexual guilt and importance of female virginity were consistently associated with all sexual behaviors. Some associations differed by gender and school level.
The Mexican wave of the movement erupted on Saturday when female writers took to the social network Twitter to share incidents of sexual harassment, physical attacks and psychological bullying in workplaces including newsrooms, publishing houses, literary fairs and debates. A few named names including well-known literary figures such as poets, writers and publishers. The disclosure of harrowing cases motivated members of the literary guild including the writer Brenda Lozano to invite victims to privately submit personal testimonies using the hashtag MeTooEscritores MeTooWriters. Gender violence is widespread and extreme in Mexico with nine women murdered each day and one in five subjected to sexual violence, according to the UN. Sexual harassment in public places is also widespread , which in the capital Mexico City has led to women-only buses and train carriages but no adequate public policies to tackle the dangerous machismo that permeates every sphere of daily life for women and girls.