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Feminism and Folklore is an international writing contest organized at Wikipedia annually in the month of February and March to document folk cultures and women in folklore in different regions of the world on Wikipedia. This project is the Wikipedia edition of the photography campaign Wiki Loves Folklore (WLF) that is organized on Wikimedia Commons to document folklore traditions around the world.

EditionsEdit

  • Feminism and Folklore 2023 – Feminism and Folklore 2023 is an international writing contest organized at Wikipedia annually in the month of February and March to document folk cultures and women in folklore in different regions of the world on Wikipedia.
  • Feminism and Folklore 2022 – Feminism and Folklore 2022 is an international writing contest organized at Wikipedia annually in the month of February and March to document folk cultures and women in folklore in different regions of the world on Wikipedia.
  • Feminism and Folklore 2021 – Wiki Loves Folklore 2021 is an international Wikipedia contest organized by the Wikimedia community to document cultures in different regions of the world with emphasize on theme of folk culture etc.
  • Wiki Loves Folklore 2020 – Wiki Loves Folklore 2020 is an international Wikipedia contest organized by the Wikimedia community to document cultures in different regions of the world with emphasize on theme of folk culture.
  • Wiki Loves Women South Asia 2020 – Wiki Loves Women South Asia is an article writing contest to improve gender gap in Wikipedia and create the biographies about South Asian Women. The article writing contest will be organized in South Asian Wikipedia communities.
  • Wiki Loves Love 2019 – Wiki Loves Love (WLL) on Wikipedia is an international contest organized by Wikimedia communities to document love testimonials in various cultures and regions of the world. This side of the contest takes place on Wikipedia.
  • Wiki Loves Women India 2019 – a project aims to improve gender gap in Wikipedia and create the biographies about Indian women.


PartnersEdit

Feminism and Folklore project is a project organized by the Open Heritage Foundation. We express our thanks to the project’s sponsoring partners Wikimedia Foundation, Wikimedia Belgium, Wikimedia France, Wikimedia Deutschland, Wikimedia Foundation, and Le Sans Page for supporting the project in the past two years. We would like to also thank our Media Partners Scholastic, American Folklore Society, Archivalia Hypotheses (Germany), Wikiwand, Tribune India, Punjab Tribune, Ajit News, Dainik Bhaskar, Dainik Savera, Dainik Jagran, and Punjabi Jagran for their support to make this campaign visible to the public.

Collaborating partners in countriesEdit

The Wikipedia project has been supported by affiliates and partner organizations from 12 countries – India, USA, Italy, France, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Tunis, Ghana, Philippines, and Geneva.