Wiki Loves Women/2018-2019

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Wiki Loves Women

The Wiki Loves Women project was active in Tanzania and Uganda (starting summer 2018 till end of 2019). Besides, the team run two online international drives

Offline activities in Uganda and Tanzania[edit]

Wiki Loves Women has happened both offline in Uganda and Tanzania, and on-Wiki. You can find the links to all the activies below:

Global online activities[edit]

  • Women Occupation Drive was a Wiki Loves Women drive on Wikipedia on WikiData in support of Months of African Cinema (from WikiProject AfroCine). The aim of the Occupations Drive was to help improve the occupation labels in WikiData with non gender-biased description and description in more languages. Pages were established for 12 Africa-based languages. It took place in 2018.
Women in Sport logo
  • Women in Sport was a Wiki Loves Women drive on Wikipedia to improve the coverage of Africa's sportswomen on Wikimedia projects that took place throughout June 2019. it run across several language Wikipedias (English, French and Swahili), WikiData and Wikimedia Commons. Through the drive people were encouraged to update all the information available on WikiData on Africa’s Sportswomen. Participants were encouraged to upload images, translate existing articles, add WikiData items or create new articles on their favourite female sportswomen. The existing list of sports women that are covered on Wikimedia projects was listed (by country) displaying a variety of information in order to show what was missing.

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