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Mexican migrant workers harvest parsley on a farm in Wellington, Colo. John Moore/Getty Images

Sexual violence is a pervasive threat for female farm workers – here’s how the US could reduce their risk

Agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries in the US, with workers exposed to vehicles, chemicals and heavy equipment. Women working on farms face another risk: sexual assault.
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Will Australia receive a red card for gender equity at the 2023 Women’s World Cup?

The Qatar World Cup has attracted criticism of the country’s human rights. With Australia set to host the women’s world cup next year, there’s some work we need to do in this area, too.
A staff member carries bedding to a suite at Toronto’s Interval House, an emergency shelter for women in abusive situations, in 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Workers supporting survivors of gender-based violence are demanding change

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that shelters helping survivors of domestic violence are essential. Retention and recruitment issues in the gender-based violence sector require systemic solutions.

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