On Tuscany’s Farms, Women Migrant Laborers Face Exploitation

The Dark Side of Tuscany’s Farms

Beautiful Tuscany has a dark side. On farms that produce the region’s famous produce, women who fled war and poverty labor in appalling conditions 12 hours a day, summer and winter. Paid less than male migrant workers, and far less than Italians, they are also sexually exploited by predatory bosses.