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Conditions and obstacles that workers face in the 21st century
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A guide to what’s happened after Rape in the Fields

It’s been nearly a year since the debut of the Rape in the Fields project. In that time, a lot has changed: sources’ lives, efforts to fix the problem and advances in court cases. With the film airing again tonight on FRONTLINE, here’s a rundown of what’s happened since the film’s premiere.

Mar 18, 2014
Criminal Justice

Sexual abuse of female farmworkers

Last year, a collaborative investigation pulled back the curtain on sexual abuse of female farmworkers, revealing persistent peril for women working in the food industry. One farmworker agreed to share her story.

Mar 1, 2014
Criminal Justice

Escondidas en la Cosecha

Tres mujeres vinieron a los EE.UU. en busca de una vida mejor, pero lo que encontraron no fue el sueño americano. Vea lo que tuvieron que soportar para mantener a sus propias familias. CREDITS Director/producer: Ariane Wu Spanish-language producer: Daffodil Altan Illustrator: Marina Luz Reporters: Bernice Yeung, Grace Rubenstein, Hannah Mintz, Lauren Rosenfeld Executive producer:

Jul 10, 2013
Criminal Justice

Harassment suit against egg farm brings settlement, but no charges

The exact scope of sexual violence and harassment against agricultural workers is impossible to pinpoint. An estimated 560,000 women work on U.S. farms.Andres Cediel/Investigative Reporting Program   For about six years as she labored alone in a hen house on a central Washington egg farm, Maria said she was sexually abused repeatedly by her supervisor.

Jul 7, 2013
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