Grants:IdeaLab/Get the facts straight

IdeaLab beaker and flask.svg
Get the facts straight
We need to collect more information on the demographics of individuals (women) who contribute to Wikipedia.
Hex icon with lightning white.svg
idea creator
Arvand.malekzad
this project needs...
Hex icon with hand black.svg
volunteer
Hex icon with hexes black.svg
developer
Hex icon with flask black.svg
researcher
join
endorse
created on05:55, 5 March 2015 (UTC)

Project ideaEdit

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

Once we have the data, then we can put together a distribution of women's contributions to Wikipedia based on their geographic location. This would give us a better idea of where in the world women edit the least number of articles.

What is your solution?Edit

Whenever someone is editing an article or creating one (their first article) just simply ask them two questions: 1. Where do they live; 2. What is their gender. This would enable Wikipedia to compile information on users that edit Wikipedia articles. Once we have a clear understanding of the distribution of female contributors around the world, then if feasible, we can try to address the problem in countries with lower rankings.

GoalsEdit

Get InvolvedEdit

ParticipantsEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Expand your ideaEdit

Do you want to submit your idea for funding from the Wikimedia Foundation?

Expand your idea into a grant proposal