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Mexican Women Journalists Are Suffering a National Mental Health Crisis

The machismo attitude within the media, combined with the lack of protection, leads to neglect toward their well-being

A woman with writing on her face that reads ‘no to silence’ looks at the camera during a demonstration in Mexico.
A woman with writing on her face that reads ‘no to silence’ looks at the camera during a demonstration to end violence against journalists in Mexico. Photo: Miguel Tovar/Getty Images

In the summer of 2017, Melva Frutos, Inés García, and Miriam Ramírez attended a holistic security workshop for female journalists in a rustic…