She stressed that it is very important for a woman to have self-respect. Also, it is very important for all community members to respect each other.
A 21-year-old woman from the Tihosuco community discussed her personal experience concerning the issues of respect towards women in Maya communities.
“I want to transmit a message to the younger generations, that they should be taught from a young age to respect both men and women. We should show respect for everyone.”