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The Nepali Women Who Deliver Birth Control by Hiking

Staff members of Marie Stopes International navigate wild bulls, treacherous singletrack, and rushing rivers to make long-term birth control accessible to some of the hardest-to-access places in Nepal

Atul Bhattarai
Sep 20, 2019

Murder in the Moroccan Mountains

Last winter, Moroccan officials found two hikers dead on the trail to the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains. The international investigation that followed revealed the fragility of the adventure travel economy, as well as what happens when a small tourist hub is suddenly made strange by violence.

Rachel Monroe
Jul 29, 2019

Meet the Billie Jean King of Cycling

For decades professional bike racing has marginalized women riders and lagged behind nearly every major sport in promoting gender equality. Retired star Iris Slappendel is changing that.

Rachel Sturtz
Jul 24, 2019