Bolivia Coca Farmers

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Leonilda Zurita, a senator in the national congress and one of the major leaders for the women's movement in coca production, rests in her home in Eterezama, Bolivia after returning from a recent trip to Argentina. Zurita has worked closely with the newly elected  president Evo Morales in a fight to liberate coca production in Bolivia, and to bring more rights to women farmers in the coca producing regioons of the Chaparé. While being a senator keeps Zurita busy and in a constant state of travel, she still finds time to come home to her husband and to work in her coca and mandarine farms.