We’re among a team of journalism outlets that has been awarded a 2016 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Award for its investigation into sexual harassment and assault in the janitorial industry.
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The competition awards “honors the most creative and compelling audio work being produced worldwide.”
Rape on the Night Shift looked at how immigrant night-shift janitors are particularly susceptible to workplace sexual assault and rape — and how ABM, the country’s largest cleaning company, has been repeatedly accused of failing to protect its female workers from attacks.
Violación de un Sueño: Jornada Nocturna was produced by Sasha Khokha, Daffodil Altan, Bernice Yeung, Andrés Cediel and edited by Deborah George.
The award ceremony will be held on Nov. 13 in Chicago.