Cholitas Luchadores are Bolivian female wrestlers. The fighting cholitas see themselves as symbols of strength. My goal,” says one fighter, “is to lift up indigenous women, who have been treated with contempt. We fighters carry within us a kind of fire that nothing can quench.” This group of indigenous women who embody the real-life struggles against exploitation, sexism, and poverty to do what gives them a feeling of empowerment: which is kicking some ass. These women, one of the most socioeconomically marginalized indigenous groups of El Alto, demonstrate enormous courage in their fight for self-determination and dignity. Vamonos cholitas!

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Cholitas Luchadores are Bolivian female wrestlers. The fighting cholitas see themselves as symbols of strength. My goal,” says one fighter, “is to lift up indigenous women, who have been treated with contempt. We fighters carry within us a kind of fire that nothing can quench.” This group of indigenous women who embody the real-life struggles against exploitation, sexism, and poverty to do what gives them a feeling of empowerment: which is kicking some ass. These women, one of the most socioeconomically marginalized indigenous groups of El Alto, demonstrate enormous courage in their fight for self-determination and dignity. Vamonos cholitas!

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