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Women Edit-a-thon 2018
Women Edit-a-thon 2018
Women Editathon

Wiki Women Edit-a-thon is an online Edit-a-thon competition organized on Maithili Wikipedia on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018. The competition was organized from March 8, 2018 to March 22, 2018. The main aim of the competition is to create articles about notable women on Maithili Wikipedia as well as to address the content gaps. Maithili Wikimedians is organizing Women Edit-a-thon annually since 2015 to create locally relevant and high-quality content about notable Women's in Maithili Wikipedia.


  • The article should be edited between March 8, 2018, 0:00 and May 22, 2018, 23:59 (NST).
  • The article should be at least 2,500 bytes and at least 80 words in length.(exclude Infobox, template etc.)
  • The article must have decent references; doubtful or controversial statements in the article should be verifiable by the citation(s) listed in that article.
  • The article must not be purely machine translated and should be properly copyedited.
  • There must be no major issues with the article (no copyright violations, questions of notability, etc.)
  • The article should be informative and related to notable Women's.


Global metrics

S.N. Metric Achieved outcome (1) Explanation
1 Number of editors involved 6 User created article during the competition.
2 Number of total edits 588 Total number of edits during the competition.
3 Number of articles added on Maithili Wikipedia 43 New article created during the competition.
4 Number of modified articles 15 Articles modified
5 Number of bytes added 301004 Bytes added to the article
6 Article views 4560 Number of article viewers from 7 March 2018 to 16 May 2018.


Position Participant Name Article created Jury Point
Pankaj Deo 18 17
Nilam Karn 11 9
Biplab Anand 8 8

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