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Rape in the Fields

They harvest the produce and process the meat and eggs Americans eat every day. But many migrant women are paying a high price to put food on their families' tables.
Rape in the Fields

‘Rape in the Fields’ wins Robert F. Kennedy award

A collaboration among The Center for Investigative Reporting, the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, FRONTLINE and Univision, the documentary exposed the widespread sexual harassment and assault of female agricultural workers in the United States.

May 13, 2014
Immigration

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

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

Resources for agricultural workers facing harassment, sex abuse

If you are an agricultural worker who has been sexually victimized at work, there are a variety of resources available. You can call the crisis hotlines or community-based organizations listed below for counseling or support. If you would like to file a complaint against your employer, the legal aid organizations below can help. You also

Jun 25, 2013