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Why Have There Been So Few Sexual Assault Prosecutions In the Agriculture Industry?
Only one out of every 20 rape victims will ever see their attacker convicted of a felony. For undocumented women, the odds are even worse.
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Video: Hidden in the Harvest
Three women came to the U.S. looking for a better life, but what they found was far from the American dream.
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Courting Foodies: The Modern "Fair Food" Movement
To succeed, organizers need foodies to care about farm workers. The problem? Most don’t.
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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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The EEOC: At the "Vanguard" of Fight Against Discrimination
The federal agency on the forefront of defending migrant workers from sexual abuse receives thousands of complaints each year, and operates on a budget that costs less that a fighter jet.
June 24, 2013
For Shadow Victims of Violence, the “U Visa” Can Help
Undocumented abuse victims can apply to stay in the U.S., but some risk deportation by coming forward.
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The Hidden Story of Rape on the Job in America
For the women who pick and handle the food we eat every day, sexual assault often comes with the job.
June 10, 2013
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