WATCH: Coraje y Corazón: The fight for women’s boxing in Argentina

The female The Argentinian boxer Marcela Acuna stands on the ring. She wears a red t-shirt where you can read "La Tigresa Acuna".

By Nicole Herzog and Rose LaForest  Medill Reports BUENOS AIRES — When boxing world champion Marcela “La Tigresa” Acuna was a child, her mother wanted her to be a tango dancer. In Argentine society, a strong sense of machismo culture and traditional gender roles have historically made it difficult to be a woman in the […]