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Maithili Wikimedians User Group/Events/Women Participation in Wikipedia

Women Participation in Wikipedia
Group Photo of Women Participation in Wikipedia Workshop.

Purpose

Women Participation in Wikipedia is a specific women oriented campaign, which aim is to bring new women editors, improve of the skills of existing women editors, expand and create new articles about women on Wikipedia and upload some photographs of Rural women of eastern Nepal in traditional dress. The campaign was started in March and completed in August, 2019.

The intended purpose of the campaign was to make women's to read and write some new articles about women and other female related topics on Wikipedia.

Project Timeline and Progress

This campaign was started with Wikipedia Orientation Program in secondary schools and colleges of Rajbiraj, Saptari to find out the interested women participants. The aim behind organizing orientation program in schools and colleges to bring interested women participants in Women Wikipedia Workshop. The orientation program is organized in 4 different educational institution of Rajbiraj.

We have organized a day long workshop to bring the interested women participants in the workshop after the completion of orientation program. We have shared our Wikipedia knowledge and presentation to Women participants to learn the basic steps of Wikipedia.

Project Lead