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Rape in the Fields

California Enacts Bill to Protect Female Farmworkers From Sex Abuse

The new law requires sexual harassment training for labor contractors, supervisors and all farm employees.

Rape in the Fields

Three Plans to Stop Rape in the Fields

Legislators, community organizations, academic institutions and growers have jump-started new projects to tackle sexual harassment and abuse in the agricultural industry.

Rape in the Fields

What’s Happened Since “Rape in the Fields”?

Once considered an open secret, sexual violence in the fields is now national news.

Rape in the Fields

Female Workers Face Rape, Harassment In U.S. Agriculture Industry

Hundreds of female farmworkers have complained to the federal government about being raped and assaulted, verbally and physically harassed on the job, while law enforcement has done almost nothing to prosecute potential crimes.



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