North America

There's a Sexual-Harassment Epidemic on America’s Farms

The Atlantic reports that the American agricultural industry is composed of workers who are undocumented or have temporary work visas, which only increases their vulnerability to exploitation. This exploitation takes many forms, including unfair labor practices, the lack of fair

Women's Issues

This report by the America-based National Farm Worker Ministry includes statistics on the exploitation of women in the agriculture field and discusses how female farmworkers’ vulnerabilities are higher than that of men. Familial responsibilities exacerbate women’s need for employment and

A.Y.U.D.A. Inc., Comité de Justicia Laboral, Fuerza del Valle Workers’ Center, National Domestic Workers Alliance | Living in the Shadows: Latina Domestic Workers in the Texas-Mexico Border Region

In 2016, three community-based organizations that operate in the Texas–Mexico border region collaborated on a participatory research project. A.Y.U.D.A. Inc., Fuerza del Valle Workers’ Center and Comité de Justicia Laboral/Labor Justice Committee trained 36 women from the local communities as