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Ain’t only for men: female fighters shot by Matteo Congregalli

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Matteo Congregalli is a freelance documentary photographer, producer and journalist based between London and Milan.  His areas of interest are human rights, social issues, religion, migration and trauma.

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About ‘Valetudo Girls’:

Martial arts are becoming increasingly popular in England.  But it’s not only a man’s world. A growing number of women are wrapping their knuckles and stepping into the ring.

“Valetudo Girls” aims at telling struggle of the British female fighters who are striving to earn their place in an extremely violent and male-dominated sport.

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www.matteocongregalli.com

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1 April 2017
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