Grants:IdeaLab/Add a language option with a Matriarchal Touch to it

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Add a language option with a Matriarchal Touch to it
The language used on wikipedia, though we consider it to be neutral , but it actually is not.

It follows a patriarchal structure of language and there is nothing wrong with it.

Why not introduce an alternative version of every article by adding this in the languages tab
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created on22:04, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

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What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

I am trying to break the chains that exists in the main stream narration which is really very patriarchal

What is your solution?[edit]

Lets generate language translation by replacing the words which are very patriarchal so that when the user clicks on this tab on the languages tab he reads "Founding mother" , Mother of .... instead of father of or founding father


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  • I hope people will join me Daud.arif.wayne (talk) 22:08, 24 March 2015 (UTC)
  • good role model. 15:10, 22 February 2016 (UTC)
  • Agree. Often an article from outside is seen like written in a patriarchal way or using an "old" language. I don't say that articles must have a feminist touch, but must be real and fair. A woman biography (notable for her own merit) must be told for what it is, an independent biography, not as appendix of a notable husband, father, brother or son. The words we choose say a lot of a biography and this influences the way in which the reader receives it. Camelia (talk) 16:42, 22 July 2018 (UTC)

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