Grants:IdeaLab/Add a language option with a Matriarchal Touch to it

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Add a language option with a Matriarchal Touch to it
The language used on wikipedia, though we consider it to be neutral , but it actually is not.

It follows a patriarchal structure of language and there is nothing wrong with it.

Why not introduce an alternative version of every article by adding this in the languages tab
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created on22:04, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

Project ideaEdit

What is the problem you're trying to solve?Edit

I am trying to break the chains that exists in the main stream narration which is really very patriarchal

What is your solution?Edit

Lets generate language translation by replacing the words which are very patriarchal so that when the user clicks on this tab on the languages tab he reads "Founding mother" , Mother of .... instead of father of or founding father


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  • I hope people will join me Daud.arif.wayne (talk) 22:08, 24 March 2015 (UTC)
  • good role model. 15:10, 22 February 2016 (UTC)
  • Agree. Often an article from outside is seen like written in a patriarchal way or using an "old" language. I don't say that articles must have a feminist touch, but must be real and fair. A woman biography (notable for her own merit) must be told for what it is, an independent biography, not as appendix of a notable husband, father, brother or son. The words we choose say a lot of a biography and this influences the way in which the reader receives it. Camelia (talk) 16:42, 22 July 2018 (UTC)

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