Bronze 2020 / Events / Other

Cholitta Wrestlers of Bolivia

  • Photographer
    Donna Todd
  • Agency / Studio
    Donna Todd Photography
  • Prizes
    Bronze in Events/Other

The women of Bolivia experienced one of the highest rates of domestic violence rates in the world. A group of women banded together to arm themselves with the skills to fight back and formed an all female group of wrestlers, at first to fight their husbands back and their own violent games the woman developed wrestling as a sport and hold weekly competitions.