In-depth interviews with 24 Mexican American girls, ages 14 to 18, growing up in . Gender scripts that dictate how men and women should act across different social . Eighteen (75%) girls had consensual vaginal sex in the past: Ten had. The status of women in Mexico has changed significantly over time. Until the twentieth century, Mexican women face discrimination and at times harassment from the men exercising machismo against them. Although women in .. The Faces of Honor: Sex, Shame, and Violence in Colonial Latin America. Albuquerque.