Obstetric violence is defined as violence inflicted upon women by health officials or midwives during birth. Mayan women in Mexico are often victims of obstetric violence in the Yucatan Peninsula. This research is focusing on the expressions of activism women utilized to counter obstetric violence. Through interviews, this research highlights the goals and methods of activism used by Ime, Yuritizi, Itzel, Doña Ake, Irna, Margarita and America, women who fight day by day to end gendered violence. Their activism takes on various forms, from creating services to changing policy to encouraging community based organizing. Their narratives show the constant restrictions they have over their bodies and safety. However, these women show extraordinary forms of resistance. Whether they are mothers, midwives, or activists, women are constantly resisting against all odds.