FRONTLINE: Rape in the Fields

FRONTLINE: Rape in the Fields

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 9:00pm

Examine the price paid by many migrant women who pick and process our food — sexual assault. 

For the women who pick and process the food we eat every day, being sexually assaulted, even raped, is sometimes part of the job. 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. FRONTLINE: Rape in the Fields airs Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 9 p.m. on WXXI World.

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