WikiWomenCamp/FAQ/Perspectives/Denmark

Flag of Denmark.svg DenmarkEdit

The official language of Denmark is Danish, with several regional languages which are German, Faroese, and Greenlandic. The internet penetration in Denmark is 88.72% or 4,893,418 people having internet in 2010.[1]

Wikipedia

In December 2011, Wikipedia ranked 6th of most popular sites in Denmark. The Danish Wikipedia ranked 26th out of 280 language Wikipedias in the world, with 37 very active contributors and 276 active contributors.[2][3] In December 2011, elections were held for English Wikipedia's Arbitration Committee. No women from this country ran for Arbitration Committee and there are currently no women from this country on the Arbitration Committee. On Spanish Wikipedia, there are 2 articles about models from this country. On Slovak Wikipedia, there is 1 article about female actors from this country.[4] On English Wikipedia, there are zero featured articles, featured lists or good articles about women's sport in this country that are part of the Women's sport Wikiproject or the Women's football taskforce.

Wikisource, Wikinews, Wikiversity, and Other projects

On English Wikisource, there are no female bureaucrats from this country.[5]

There are no female administrators on English wikinews from this country, nor are there any women from this country who are English wikinews accredited reporters. On Portuguese Wikinews, there are no women active from this country. This may be a result of several factors, including the language and because Portuguese Wikinews only has an active editing community of five people, one of whom is a woman.

There are no women from this country involved in leadership roles on English or German Wikiversity. Their participation is minimal to non-existent.

There are no women from this country who are administrators on incubator and no active women editors from this country. The project has few participants overall, with only 44 users identified as female and 516 identified as male. There are no bureaucrats, male or female, from this country on MediaWiki.Org.[6]

Danish women perspective to free knowledge
Women in Denmark
The Foundation

During the December 2011 fundraising appeal, no Danes, men or women, were featured as part of the appeal. During the 2011 Summer of Research, the WMF hired eight research fellows. Of these, only one was female, and she was from the United States. There were four males from American universities, The other researchers included men from a Japanese university, a Swiss university and a Canadian university. There were no research fellows, male or female, from this country.