Maithili Wikimedians User Group/Events/Women Edit-a-thon 2017

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Women Edit-a-thon 2017
महिला सम्पादनथन २०१७
Logo of Women Edit-a-thon 2017
Women Edit-a-thon 2017 logo
Statusinactive (ended)
GenreInternational Women's Day
BeginsMarch 6, 2016 (2016-03-06)
EndsMarch 8, 2016 (2016-03-08)
VenueRajbiraj, Saptari District
CoordinatesCoordinates: 26.32°, 86.44°
CoordinatorNilam Karn
Babita Shah
ParticipantsMaithili speaker from all over the world.
Organised byMaithili Wikimedians

Women Edit-a-thon 2017 is a local online as well offline Edit-a-thon competition organized by Maithili Wikimedians in Maithili Wikipedia on the auspicious occasion of International Women's Day to acquire specially the women's participation in the creative works.


The following is the name of Coordinator of this event :-


The following are the name of Volunteers of this event who gonna help online as well offline:-


The following are the project aims :-

  • To increase women's participation in Maithili Wikipedia,
  • To create or modify notable women's articles in Maithili Wikipedia,
  • To develop level of Maithili Wikipedia,
  • To increase maithili native speakers in Maithili Wikipedia,
  • To promote the contribution of local contents in Maithili Wikipedia,
  • To increase women's involvement in community projects,
  • Establish and consolidate the existence of the Maithili Wikimedians in Nepal.


The following are the rules to be followed during the event :-

  1. The new article must be created between 0:00 UTC on 06 March 2016 and 23:59 UTC on 08 March 2016.
  2. The article must be Women's related title.
  3. Creation/Expansion rule: If you are creating a new article the new article must have a size of at least 2,500 bytes and a minimum length of roughly 60 words (the word count excludes templates, infoboxes, references, etc.), If you are expanding an existing article, you need to expand this article by at least 3,500 bytes, (the word count excludes templates, infoboxes, references, etc.)
  4. The articles should not be copyvio content and should follow verifiability and other important policies of Wikipedia.
  5. The articles should have decent references;


The complete list of participants can be seen here locally in Maithili Wikipedia.

S.No. Participants Name Username
1. Nilam Karn Nilamkarn (talk contribs  email)
2. Tulsi Bhagat Tulsi Bhagat (talk contribs  email)
3. Zeetendra Shah Zeetendra (talk contribs  email)
4. Biplab Anand Biplab Anand (talk contribs  email)
5. Kiran Kumar Kay Kay (KK) (talk contribs  email)
6. Pankaj Kumar Deo PANKAJ DEO (talk contribs  email)
7. Bijay Chaurasia Bijay chaurasia (talk contribs  email)
8. Babita Shah Babita shah (talk contribs  email)
9. Krishna Kumar Deo Krishna Kumar Deo (Munna) (talk contribs  email)


The Women Edit-a-thon shows solid impact on Maithili Wikipedia. During the Edit-a-thon competition 89 women related new articles were created and 15 articles were modified. In aggregate, 9 Maithili Wikipedians takes part to success the event.

Global metrics[edit]

S.N. Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1 Number of active editors involved 8 All the users who had at least 5 or more edits during the three day Edit-a-thon.
2 Number of new editors 3 These were editors who created usernames during the three day Edit-a-thon.
3 Number of individuals involved 9 All new and active editors who attended, plus volunteers who organized the event.
4 Number of articles added or improved on Wikimedia projects 104 89 new article + 15 article improved
5 Absolute value of bytes added to or deleted from Wikimedia projects Computing.. Computing..


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