Working Conditions

  • The Green Motel by Rebecca Clarren. An article about sexual assault in the fields.
  • VIDEO: Economic and Sexual Exploitation: The Price that Farmworker Women Pay to Feed Us, a lecture by Mónica Ramírez, Senior Staff Attorney and Project Director of Esperanza: The Immigrant Women’s Legal Initiative of the Southern Poverty Law Center, discusses the state of American farmworkers, with an in-depth look at the economic and sexual exploitation suffered by female farmworkers.
  • VIDEO: Rape in the Fields. FRONTLINE and Univision partner to tell the story of the hidden price many migrant women working in America’s fields and packing plants pay to stay employed and provide for their families. This investigation is the result of a yearlong reporting effort by veteran FRONTLINE correspondent Lowell Bergman, the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley, and the Center for Investigative Reporting.


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