Todd Antony

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news | GoSeeAWARDS REPORTAGE WINNER 2019 : GOLD für Todd Antony und 'Cholita Escaladoras' - eine Reportage über Boliviens indigene Frauen im Kampf für mehr Frauenrechte

GoSee Member TODD ANTONY hat mit seiner Reporatge über die bolivianischen Kletter-Frauen 'Cholita Escaladoras' die GoSeeAWARDS Juroren begeistert und in der Kategorie REPORTAGE die meisten Stimmen für sich sammeln können. Hier noch einmal das wundervolle Projekt für Euch.

'A new personal project on the ‘Climbing Cholitas’ or ‘Cholitas Escaladoras Bolivianas’. A group of Aymara indigenous women who are breaking stereotypes and shifting perceptions. In January of this year they summited the 22,841ft peak of Mt Aconcagua. The highest mountain outside of Asia. And did so eschewing traditional climbing clothing in favour of their traditional, vibrant, billowing dresses, and using their traditional shawls to carry equipment rather than backpacks.

The word ‘Cholita’ has previously been used as a pejorative term for the indigenous Aymara women of Bolivia. But these woman are reclaiming it as a badge of honour.

In the very recent past, as little as 10 years ago, Bolivia’s...

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