Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020/Programme/Submissions/What can Wikimedians learn from the Feminist movement?
- Title of the submission
What can Wikimedians learn from the Feminist movement?
- Type of submission (lightning talk, discussion, panel, workshop)
- Author(s) of the submission
- Track (COVID-19, Basic capacity development, Advanced capacity development)
Advanced capacity development
- Abstract (up to 100 words)
This talk will present some key lessons from the way the Feminist movement dealt with equity challenges over the years. I will draw explicit parallels to challenges we face, in knowledge representation, source selection, and countering bias, about many different topics (not only gender-related). I will suggest things we could change or adapt in Wikimedia projects based on the accumulated wisdom and successes of the Feminist movement.
- How will this session be beneficial for the communities in the region of Central and Eastern Europe?
I hope attendees would adopt some feminist techniques to improve knowledge equity on Wikimedia projects (not just around gender). There are many under-represented topics in CEE (including in many cases regional history, minority groups), and the issues the Feminist movement dealt with continue to be relevant.
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- Special requirements
- Slides or further information
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