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    National Parks Are a Dangerous Place for Women

    The bears aren’t the only problem. Many female rangers and scientists who work in America’s national parks or forests have long endured a culture of harassment from colleagues and guides. In 35 years, female U.S. Forest Service employees have filed four class-action lawsuits alleging sexually intimidating behavior and gender discrimination — and retaliation for reporting it — and many more have registered individual complaints that often go ignored. Still, women continue to fight against male hostility in this traditionally macho environment and take their place in America’s great outdoors.

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