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name of group WikiWomen's User Group
virtual location (page-link) or physical location (city/state/country) w:en:Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Women in Red/Archive 25#Wiki 2030
Location type (e.g. local wiki, Facebook, in-person discussion, telephone conference) Local wiki; in-person discussions at Wikimedia Conference in Berlin
# of participants in this discussion (a rough count) 30

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Summary for the discussion:

Line Statement (summary sentence) Keywords
1 We should develop a less elitist and more inclusionary encyclopedia. inclusionary
2 Notability must be the underpinning, but secondary criteria needs to be re-evaluated, to take into account the disparity in coverage that women and minorities have received historically and currently. notability, disparity, women, minorities
3 Accuracy must remain a goal, but it cannot be the excuse to allow negative behaviors. accuracy, negativity
4 We must eliminate bullying and wikilawyering, and replace that with proactive training, rather than a policing environment. bullying, wikilawyering, training, policing
5 We need policies that encourage article creation, and editor cooperation. articles creation, cooperation
6 We need to develop tools to monitor progress. tools
7 Good editors will leave if there are not positive measures taken to retain them. editor retention
8 Humans err, it is what allows us to learn; there will always be errors. learn
9 To improve readability, every article needs a concise summary, and should be nurtured to increase quality. readability, quality
10 Community should be assessed in terms of editor relationships. community
11 Deletion rules should be overhauled. deletion
12 Article naming policy should be revised to acknowledge that women's names in a majority of cultures change over time. article naming
13 Foundation buy-in is necessary in tackling problems. WMF buy-in