How a Group of U of I Students Are Using Bandanas to Help Stop Sexual Violence Against Farmworker Women
March 31, 2021
This article, written by Stephanie Garibay, was published by KIVI-TV.
Sexual harassment is not a new issue farmworker women have had to face. According to Justice for Migrant Women, 80% of farmworker women surveyed in California said they have experienced sexual harassment while out working in the fields. University of Idaho student Beatrice Santiago used to work out in the fields every summer with her family. She says she recalls hearing stories of women being sexually harassed while out working in the fields. Read more.
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The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu