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Event:Learning Clinic Spotlight on Women's Health in Wikimedia Projects

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LocationOnline event
Start and end time16:00, 14 June 2024 – 17:30, 14 June 2024
Timezone: +00:00
Number of participants72 participants

Learning Clinic Spotlight on Women's Health in Wikimedia Projects

Start and end time

16:00, 14 June 2024 to 17:30, 14 June 2024
Timezone: +00:00


Online event

Let's connect
Let's connect

Welcome to the Learning clinic Spotlight on Women's Health in Wikimedia Projects! Organised by the Let's Connect in collaboration with the Campaigns Programs team of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Event Description[edit]

The Spotlight on Women's Health in Wikimedia Projects! is a learning clinic aimed at initiating the mapping of existing Wikimedia initiatives related to women's health and deepening participants' understanding of the importance of women's health topics, including sexual and reproductive health and rights. The clinic will also explore ongoing efforts within the Wikimedia ecosystem. Additionally, it will explore the potential for establishing a permanent Wikimedia community of practice focused on women's health topics.

This space will allow us to confirm your participation on June 14th, 4:00pm- 5:30pm UTC as we prepare to make your experience great with our Sharers;

  1. Dr.Stellah Bosiro-Otieno, Africa Center for Health Systems and Gender Justice
  2. Netha Hussain, WikiProject Women's Health
  3. María Sefidari, Wikiesfera's abortion project (in Spanish)

👉 What is this Learning Clinic for?[edit]

  • The Learning Clinic is designed for participants to gain insight into current initiatives addressing Women's Health topics.
  • To enhance their understanding of the importance of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights within Women's Health discourse.
  • To enable participants explore opportunities for ongoing collaboration and knowledge-sharing within a dedicated Wikimedia community focused on Women's Health.

👉 What do I need to prepare? 🧠[edit]

You are encouraged to explore the Wikimedia Women's Health initiatives' mapping the world. Be bold to update it with related topics and projects!

Add your Initiative

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Initiative Projects Subtopics Goal Time frame Partners Organization Region
WikiProject Women's Health Wikipedia, Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons WikiProject Women's Health is an initiative to identify the knowledge gaps in, and improve the quality of content related to women's health in Wikimedia projects. Ongoing Global
WikiProjectMed Translation Dashboard Wikipedia Medicine, Biology, Anatomy Ongoing WikiProjectMed Global
Wiki Women’s Month 2024 by WMID (Women's Health centered) Wikipedia, Wikidata Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Bridge the gender gap in Wikimedia projects and promote access to quality SRH information in the digital space for girls and young women in Indonesia March 2024 UNFPA, Embassy of Sweeden Jakarta Wikimedia Indonesia East, Southeast Asia and the Pacific
Autonomous communities of Spain realities on abortion - Wikipedia in Spanish Wikipedia in Spanish Abortion Ongoing Wikiesfera Northern and Western Europe
Join the Green Wave on Wikipedia (in Spanish: Únete a la marea verde en Wikipedia) Wikipedia in Spanish, Wikimedia Commons Abortion September 2023 WikiAcción Perú Latin America and the Caribbean
Repro in Texas Edit-a-Thon: Empowering Community Through Knowledge Wikipedia in English, Wikipedia in Spanish Abortion With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Texas faces a confusing reproductive rights landscape. Our event aimed to train new editors in the Rio Grande Valley to ensure that Wikipedia articles on Texas reproductive rights are accurate in both English and Spanish. May 2024 Equis Lab North America
Reproductive and Women's Health Wiki Scientists; Society of Family Planning Wiki Scholars Programs; Contraception in context: adding missing histories of birth control across Wikipedia Wikipedia in English Women's health Address knowledge gaps related to women's health. Ongoing Universities, Society of Family Planning Wiki Education Global (primarily United States and Canada)
Abortion in Maryland Edit-a-Thon Wikipedia in English Abortion This was an edit-a-thon and Baltimore Abortion Fund (BAF) fundraiser. We focused on improving the page Abortion in Maryland. Organizers are working on a toolkit to support the work of providing adequate information on abortion and reproductive justice, especially at the state and local level. January 2023 Art+Feminism Baltimore Abortion Fund (BAF) North America

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