Tuesday Tidbits

Judy Berman writes about sex-segregated commuter trains in India at Salon’s Broadsheet.

At RH Reality Check, Eleanor Bader writes about anti-abortionists demonizing a breast cancer organization. So does Lynn Harris at Broadsheet.

Read about Scandinavia’s fight against female genital mutilation (FGM) here.

Read about Ada Lovelace on Wikipedia. She was not only the only legitimate child of the poet Lord Byron but is also considered to be the world’s first computer programmer based on the descriptions and programs she wrote for a machine that hadn’t yet been invented. She was born in 1815 and died at the age of 36. Yet another unsung hero.