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SheSaid - Sept - Oct 2024[edit]

SheSaid logo
Campaign link : Wiki Loves women: SheSaid
Part of the Wiki Loves Women initiative, the SheSaid campaign, aims to celebrate women leaders and elevate their visibility by creating new Wikiquote entries or improving the existing ones that are relevant to them. With the accomplishments of the past four editions (̟15K new or improved articles in 18 languages), the drive is running once again this year from the 1st September to the 31st December 2024.

Tell Us About Her - March 2024[edit]

ISA campaign Tell Us About Her
The theme for the Wiki Loves Women's March drive this year is Women in art aimed at adding relevant Wiki-data linked information to the images depicting women in art. The campaign and results are available on the ISA challenges page. The Isa is a multilingual, mobile-first 'micro contributions' tool, that makes it easy for people to add structured data to images on Wikimedia Commons.
Results: The Tell Us About Her : Women in Art drive on the ISA Tool saw 8,158 images being described by 38, who posted 32,810 descriptions.

SheSaid - Oct - Dec 2023[edit]

SheSaid 2023 affiche
Campaign link : Wiki Loves women: SheSaid
The SheSaid drive, which is a part of the Wiki Loves Women initiative, seeks to celebrate women leaders and elevate their visibility by creating new Wikiquote entries or improving the existing ones that are relevant to them. With the accomplishments of the past three editions, the campaign will be organized once again this year from the 1st October to the 31st December 2023.

Tell Us About Her - March 2023[edit]

ISA campaign Tell Us About Her
The theme for the Wiki Loves Women's March drive this year is Women on the Frontline Climate aimed at adding relevant Wiki-data linked information to the images depicting women activists in climate. The campaign and results are available on the ISA challenges page. The Isa is a multilingual, mobile-first 'micro contributions' tool, that makes it easy for people to add structured data to images on Wikimedia Commons.
Results: The Tell Us About Her : Women on the Frontline Climate drive on the ISA Tool saw 2076 images being described by 28, who posted 43,835 descriptions.

SheSaid - Oct - Dec 2022[edit]

SheSaid 2022 in Botswana
Campaign link : Wiki Loves Women/SheSaid
The Wiki Loves Women initiative celebrates women leaders with the SheSaid drive. The drive is aimed at improving the visibility of women in creating new or improving already existing Wikiquote entries related to them.
Given the achievements of the first and second editions and noting that there is still a lot to do, the #SheSaid campaign 2022 was run from October 1st till December 31st 2022.
The 3rd edition resulted in +4158 articles created or imported and +1918 articles improved in 11 languages. See all queries.
The first three places go to the Italian, English and Ukrainian Wikiquotes.
Acknowledging the success of its 3 editions and recognizing the work that still needs to be done, the #SheSaid campaign is set to run again at the end of 2023.

Tell Us About Her - March 2022[edit]

ISA campaign Tell Us About Her
The theme for the Wiki Loves Women's March drive this year is Women in Architecture aimed at adding relevant Wiki-data linked information to the images depicting women at work. The campaign and results are available on the ISA challenges page. The Isa is a multilingual, mobile-first 'micro contributions' tool, that makes it easy for people to add structured data to images on Wikimedia Commons.
Results: The Tell Us About Her : Women at Work drive on the ISA Tool saw 2814 images being described by 29, who posted 7414 descriptions!!!
The top 5 contributors were:

SheSaid - Nov and Dec 2021[edit]

Souvenirs for active SheSaid participants in Ukraine
Campaign link : Wiki Loves Women/SheSaid
The Wiki Loves Women initiative celebrates women leaders with the SheSaid drive. The drive is aimed at improving the visibility of women in creating new or improving already existing Wikiquote entries related to them.
First launched in October 2020, the #SheSaid campaign on Wikiquote has been an amazing success! Across 7 languages, by the 5th January 2021, it resulted overall in 867 new or improved articles (the majority new). Italian Wikiquote was the clear language winner (405 articles) with Ukraine (187) and French (105) coming not so close behind. This is an amazing result - thank you for getting women’s voices heard.
The second edition was yet again a success with 1500+ Wikiquote entries created (and more improved) in 9 languages ! Italian and Tagalog were the most active languages. Congrats to all :)
Given its first and second editions success and noting that there is still a lot to do, the #SheSaid drive will run again end of 2022 :)

Tell Us About Her - March 2021[edit]

Campaign link: ISA campaign Tell Us About Her
The theme for the Wiki Loves Women's March drive this year is Women at work aimed at adding relevant Wiki-data linked information to the images depicting women at work. The campaign and results are available on the ISA challenges page. The Isa is a multilingual, mobile-first 'micro contributions' tool, that makes it easy for people to add structured data to images on Wikimedia Commons.
Results: The Tell Us About Her : Women at Work drive on the ISA Tool saw 16295 images being described by 29, who posted 87,787 descriptions!!!

The top 5 contributors were:
*2nd place is User:Czeus25 Masele who linked 26,050 descriptions

SheSaid : October-December 2020[edit]

Campaign link : Wiki Loves Women/SheSaid
The Wiki Loves Women initiative was celebrating women leaders throughout late 2020 with the SheSaid drive. The drive was aimed at improving the visibility of women in improving Wikiquote entries related to them.
Launched at the CC Summit 2020 on the 20th October 2020, the #SheSaid campaign had been an amazing success! Across 7 languages, it has resulted in 867 new or improved articles (the majority new). Italian Wikiquote was the clear language winner (at 405 articles) with Ukraine (187 articles) and French (106) coming not so close behind. This is an amazing result - thank you for getting women’s voices heard. The final results can be seen here.
Although we have released the results as they were on the 5th January. The Wiki Loves Women team have decided to keep this as an ongoing campaign.

TellUsAboutHer in March 2020[edit]

Campaign link: https://tools.wmflabs.org/isa/campaigns/53
The Wiki Loves Women initiative is celebrating Africa’s women leaders throughout March 2020 with the Tell Us About Her drive on the ISA tool.
The drive was aimed at improving the visibility of political leaders and activists across Africa on Wikimedia projects. If you do not know it yet, the ISA tool is a fun and mobile friendly tool that helps you to add better descriptions onto the photographs uploaded to Wikimedia Commons within selected categories, so that they are more useful on Wikipedia and Wikidata. Information added to the image description is structured data (depicts or captions). Categories I chose for this campaign are related to politicians, activists and in particular feminists from Africa.
We invite you to check out what the ISA tool is (if you have not yet done so during previous drives). And of course invite you to join and help add structured data information on our ISA current campaign Tell Us about Her.
Results: 1519 contributions from 14 contributors on 1782 images. 1st place: User:Wikinade; 2nd place: User:Gamaliel; 3rd place: c:User:Vanotchere - Congratulations to them all!!

Women in Sport -2019[edit]

Women in Sport logo
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.

Women Occupation Drive 2018[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.