Sunday, June 30, 2013

RAPE IN THE FIELDS, documentary by Lowell Bergman

Sexually abused in a field by her supervisor, a woman and her four-year legal battle against her former employer highlights the PBS Frontline documentary Rape in the Fields. The combination of finacial desperation and tenuous immigration status make agricultural workers vulnearble to workplace violence and less inclined to report crimes. The federal government in USA estimates thatr 65% of all sexual assault and rape victims never report the crime. An estimated 560,000 women work on U.S. farms.

Documentary is available on this link: 

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