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Female Workers Face Rape, Harassment in US Agriculture Industry
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The Center for Investigative Reporting discusses the power imbalance in the agricultural industry through United States-focused cases. Female agricultural workers tell their personal stories of sexual harassment at the hands of supervisors and employers. Deterrents to justice are the recurrence

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

Cultivating Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment (pp. 3-4)
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ActionAid’s research report focuses on the care and rural work of women in South Asia. Family and customary laws play a prominent role in this region concerning a female’s economic status which contributes to females’ greater likelihood of experiencing violence.

Women's Issues
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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