In the U.S., most chicken is raised by farms contracting with a handful of large companies. It's a tight market with little competition. The chicken companies have enormous control over the operations of the farmers. The companies typically own the flocks, while the farmers own the land and equipment and do the work.
According to a recent survey by the Association of American Universities (AAU), more than a quarter of undergraduate women say that they have been sexually assaulted since starting college. That is, they were sexually touched or penetrated without their consent, either by force or because they were unable to consent.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and we should all work together to end bullying in school. When bullying is allowed to continue at school, it can be a civil rights issue and can also create significant suffering for victims. Moreover, bullying is not a healthy activity for the bully, and intervention can be a positive experience for all involved.