Decades after the Ford Motor Company tried to tackle sexual misconduct at two Chicago plants, continued abuse raises questions about the possibility of change. The jobs were the best they would ever have: collecting union wages while working at one of America’s most storied companies. But inside two Chicago plants, the women were harassed and abused.
“He looked at me and said, ‘You know you can have some of this too,’” Bernadette Clyburn said of a co-worker.
Some women still remain at the job, but many have quit. Here, Clyburn poses for a portrait.