"Rape in the Fields" on Frontline, can be seen on Thursday, June 27th at 7 pm

Jun 17, 2013

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.

"Rape in the Fields" on Frontline airs on Thursday, June 27th at 7:00 p.m.

Maricruz Ladino (pictured), whose story is featured, is one of many women who say they have been sexually assaulted while working in America's fields, farms and factories.