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International Women's Day, India
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8th March is International Women's Day and to celebrate, women in India are organizing edit-a-thons and meetups to create and expand articles of importance to women in Wikipedia in English and various Indian languages. The goal of the month-long event is to encourage more women to contribute to Wikipedia and increase representation of articles related to women in Wikipedia. The event aims at creating new articles, expanding the existing stubs and translating English articles to various Indic languages.

Indian woman with a plate of fruits

Event details[edit]

Suggested articles[edit]

For the list of Indian women Parliamentarians and Indian women scientists, see the respective sections below.

Participants[edit]

Sign up here if you are interested in writing articles for Women's History Month events on English Wikipedia. If you are interested in participating in individual edit-a-thons, please sign up under the respective sections.

  1. -- Netha (talk) 16:02, 27 February 2014 (UTC)
  2. -- Bishdatta (talk) 04:04, 28 February 2014 (UTC)
  3. -- Parul Thakur (talk) 13:58, 28 February 2014 (UTC)Parul Thakur
  4. --Advjuvairianv (talk) 15:49, 28 February 2014 (UTC)
  5. --Nicke.me (talk) 17:44, 28 February 2014 (UTC)
  6. Rsrikanth05 (talk)
  7. --Rahmanuddin Shaik (talk) 06:06, 6 March 2014 (UTC)
  8. -- Niyaz Kannanchery (talk) 08:39, 11 March 2014 (UTC)
  9. --Kavya Manohar (talk) 09:52, 15 March 2014 (UTC)
  10. --Shyamsunder (talk) 18:46, 15 March 2014 (UTC)
  11. -- Gomathyaiyer (talk) 18:22, 22 March 2014 (UTC)

Women Parliamentarians Edit-a-thon[edit]

This event is aimed at increasing the number and quality of articles related to women members of legislative bodies in India. Everyone is welcome to come edit Wikipedia with us at this event. Women, transwomen, Indians and those who are interested in articles related to Indian women are particularly encouraged to attend. Feel free to edit articles in the language of your choice. If you have any questions, contact User:ParulThakur who is leading this event.

  • Dates: 8 and 9 March 2014
  • Time: throughout the day (Can't be there on all two days? No problem, join us as long or as little as you can)
  • Location: At your homes, over a cup of tea or coffee!
  • Organizer(s): Parul :)

Participants[edit]

Sign up for the edit-a-thon here!

  1. --Netha Hussain (talk) 18:18, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
  2. Rohini (talk) 15:59, 8 February 2014 (UTC)
  3. Parul :) (talk) 15:10, 12 February 2014 (UTC)Parul :)
  4. Rsrikanth05 (talk)
  5. --Rahmanuddin Shaik (talk) 06:05, 6 March 2014 (UTC)

Resources[edit]

Suggested articles[edit]

Articles needing creation
Present members of the Lok Sabha

Complete list YesY

Articles needing expansion

Women Scientists Edit-a-thon[edit]

This event is aimed at increasing the number and quality of articles related to Indian women scientists. Everyone is welcome to come edit Wikipedia with us at this event. Women, transwomen, Indians and those who are interested in articles related to Indian women are particularly encouraged to attend. Feel free to edit articles in the language of your choice.If you have any questions, contact User:ParulThakur who is leading this event.

  • Dates: March 15-16, 2014
  • Time: throughout the day
  • Location: At your homes, over a cup of tea or coffee!
  • Organizer(s): Parul :)

Participants[edit]

Sign up for the edit-a-thon here!

  1. -- Netha (talk) 13:42, 24 February 2014 (UTC)
  2. -- Parul :) (talk) 13:44, 24 February 2014 (UTC)Parul :)
  3. Rsrikanth05 (talk)
  4. --Rahmanuddin Shaik (talk) 06:45, 6 March 2014 (UTC)
  5. --Vishnu (talk) 02:17, 8 March 2014 (UTC)
  6. -- TitoDutta 12:41, 8 March 2014 (UTC)
  7. -- Abhijeet Safai (talk) 06:38, 15 March 2014 (UTC)
  8. --Kavya Manohar (talk) 10:24, 15 March 2014 (UTC)
  9. ----Nvvchar. 12:59, 16 March 2014 (UTC)
  10. -- Harriet (talk)

Articles needing creation[edit]

Articles needing expansion[edit]

  1. Somdatta Sinha
  2. Sulabha K Kulkarni
  3. Kamal Ranadive
  4. Kamala Sohonie
  5. Yamuna Krishnan
  6. Maharani Chakravorty
  7. Dr. Rani Bang

Results[edit]

Please add the articles you created or expanded during the Women's History Month (India) events here.

Women Parliamentarians edit-a-thon[edit]

These are the articles created as a part of the women Parliamentarians edit-a-thon. Please label them in your language on Wikidata.

Women Scientists edit-a-thon[edit]

Resources[edit]

Indian woman smiles
For new users
For organizers

Message from Women wikipedians[edit]

While working on Bangalore event in 2013, we came out with a wonderful idea of capturing some moments with Indian Wiki Women. Here is some of the videos that we have received so far. We would love more such video, So join your hands to add more.

Templates[edit]

Invitation[edit]

Title:Women's History Month:Come join us![edit]

We need you!
Raja Ravi Varma, The Maharashtrian Lady.jpg
Hi Meetup! 8th March is International Women's Day and to celebrate, women in India are organizing edit-a-thons and meetups to create and expand articles of importance to women in Wikipedia in English and various Indian languages. The goal of the month-long event is to encourage more women to contribute to Wikipedia and increase representation of articles related to women in Wikipedia. The event aims at creating new articles, expanding the existing stubs and translating English articles to various Indic languages. Read more about the event on our project page: Women's History Month (India), 2014.

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