Raped, Beaten, Exploited: the 21st-century Slavery Propping Up Sicilian Farming

The Guardian discusses the work conditions of Romanian women working on farms in Sicily. Studies found that these women are forced into sexual relations with their employers to maintain job stability and lack necessities such as accommodation, food, and health services. The agricultural landscape is characterized by a dependency on migrant laborers from within the EU to limit allegations and governmental interference.