Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/BBC 100 Women redlinks
WiR redlist index: BBC 100 Women redlinks
This list of red links is intended to serve as a basis for creating new articles on the English Wikipedia. All new articles must satisfy Wikipedia's notability criteria; red links on this list may or may not qualify.
- This is a list of redlinks from the BBC 100 Women initiative, which is based on information retrieved from the "BBC 100 Women" website.
- The year dates refer to the year(s) when those listed appeared in "BBC 100 Women" (some being listed more than once).
- Any names which are struck out are considered WP:TOOSOON. These were evaluated in Nov 2016 and can be re-evaluated at other times to determine if there is more coverage so the article will pass notability standards. Note, it is possible that some foreign language sources were missed during the last evaluation.
The 2020 list was published on 23 November 2020 and can be found here. Wikipedia currently lacks articles for the following women from the list:
- Wendy Beatriz Caishpal Jaco - disability activist, El Salvador
- Carolina Castro - union leader, Argentina
- Iman Ghaleb Al-Hamli - microgrid manager, Yemen
- Muyesser Abdul'ehed Hendan - writer, exiled Uighur from Ghulja
- Chu Kim Duc - architect, Vietnam
- Lucy Monaghan - campaigner, Northern Ireland
- Cibele Racy - teacher, Brazil
- Rima Sultana Rimu - teacher, Bangladesh
- Elin Williams - disability blogger, Wales
- Gulnaz Zhuzbaeva - disability activist, Kyrgyzstan
The 2019 list was published on 16 October 2019 and can be found here. In the list below are those women for whom Wikipedia lacks an article.
- Sharan Dhaliwal - Artist and writer, UK.
- Lauren Mahon - Cancer survivor, UK.
- Subhalakshmi Nandi - Gender equality expert, India.
- Natasha Noel - Yoga expert, India.
- Charlene Ren - Clean water advocate, China.
- Veronique Thouvenot - Health expert, Chile.
- Paola Villarreal - Computer programmer, Mexico.
- Gina Zurlo - Scholar of religion, US.
The 2018 list was published on 19 November 2018 and can be found here. In the list below are those women for whom Wikipedia lacks an article; the number after the bullet point is the number of the women on the BBC's list, useful for finding a short paragraph of additional information for each provided on the BBC page.
- 13 Leyla Belyalova 61 - University lecturer, Uzbekistan.
- 16 Raneen Bukhari 31 - Curator and social media manager, Saudi Arabia.
- 18 Barbara Burton 62 - CEO of BehindBras, UK.
- 22 Jenny Davidson 50 - CEO of Stand Up Placer, US.
- 25 Xiomara Diaz 34 - Entrepreneur, restaurant owner and charity founder, Nicaragua.
- 29 Nicole Evans 44 - Online retail sales facilitator, UK.
- 30 Raghda Ezzeldin 26 - Free-diver, Egypt.
- 31 Mitra Farazandeh 42 - Artist, Iran.
- 33 Meena Gayen 36 - Business owner, India.
- 39 Janet Harbick 33 - Altruistic surrogate and tanning consultant, Canada.
- 40 Jessica Hayes 41 - Teacher, US.
- 43 Reyhan Jamalova 16 - Student and entrepreneur, Azerbaijan.
- 46 Lao Khang 26 - Rugby player and coach, Laos.
- 49 Marie Laguerre 22 - Civil engineer and architecture student, France.
- 50 Veasna Chea Leth 44 - Lawyer, Cambodia.
- 51 Ana Graciela Sagastume Lopez 38 - Prosecutor, El Salvador.
- 56 Kirsty McGurrell 30 - Charity co-ordinator, UK.
- 57 Becki Meakin 52 - General manager of Shaping Our Lives, UK.
- 59 Larisa Mikhaltsova 66 - Model and music teacher, Ukraine.
- 62 Joseline Esteffania Velasquez Morales 26 - Student and NGO co-ordinator, Guatemala.
- 71 Park Soo-yeon 22 - Digital campaigner, South Korea.
- 77 Valentina Quintero 64 - Journalist, Venezuela.
- 78 Sam Ross 30 - Catering assistant, UK.
- 81 Sima Sarkar 44 - Full-time mother, Bangladesh.
- 86 Jacqueline Straub 28 - Theologian, journalist and author, Germany.
- 89 Setsuko Takamizawa 90 - Retired, Japan.
- 90 Nargis Taraki 21 - NGO legal adviser, Afghanistan.
- 100 Jing Zhao 35 - Entrepreneur, China.
Alimata Bara, Burkinabe trader, 2015 TOOSOON
Central African Republic
Marie-Ange Zimndou Koutou, Central African Republic nurse's aide, 2015 TOOSOON
Naomi Bya’Ombe, Congolese student, 2015 TOOSOON Aline Mukovi Neema, Congolese activist, 2016 TOOSOON
- Marwa El-Daly, Egyptian grassroots activist, founder of the Waqfeyat Foundation, 2013 Seems notable, however English sources are hard to find. She is most often connected to the foundation, possibly the foundation needs the article.
Nervana Mahmoud, Egyptian blogger and commentator, 2014, In the news as a commentator and connected to her writing. Having trouble
- Sally Sabry, businesswoman in Egypt, 2014 , 
- Fatima Said, British-Egyptian pro-democracy advocate, 2013, Most likely notable, but her name is similar to a model's name 
Misraa Jimaa, Ethiopian health extension worker, 2015
Joyce Aoko Aruga, student teacher in Kenya, 2013 TOOSOON Emily Kasyoka, Kenyan boxer, 2014 TOOSOON! Linda Kwamboka, Kenyan entrepreneur, 2015 TOOSOON
- Catherine Mahugu, Kenyan jewelry entrepreneur, 2015, ,,
Eveles Chimala, Malawian midwife, 2015 TOOSOON
Reham el-Hour, Moroccan cartoonist, 2016 (I'm not finding English sources)
Omotade Alalade, Nigerian infertility foundation creator, 2016 TOOSOON
Egge Kande, Senegalese community leader, 2016 TOOSOON
Sarah Rogers, Voice of Women community radio, Sierra Leone, 2013 TOOSOON
- Andy Kawa, businesswoman and social entrepreneur, 2013, 2014, , , 
- Claire Reid, South African entrepreneur, 2015 , , 
- Betty Lalam, director of women's community organisation, 2014, , may be TOOSOON
Natumanya Sarah, educator, 2014 TOOSOON
Pontso Mafethe, Zimbabwean women's programme manager, 2014 TOOSOON
Pashtun Rahmat, Afghan police officer, 2016
Firuza Aliyeva, associate director, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, 2013 Sabina Kurgunayeva, footballer with bicycle rental business, 2014
Moe Thuzar Aung, deputy Director, Myanmar state broadcast, 2013, , May Tha Hla, Burmese food aid social worker, 2013, 2014 Tin Tin Yu, Burmese teacher. 2015
Sreymom Ang, Cambodian fashion designer, 2013
Irene Li, citizen journalist who took part in and documented protests in Hong Kong, 2014
- Ruby Chakravarti, Women's rights campaigner, India, 2014
- Kanika Tekriwal, Indian entrepreneur, 2015, , , 
Dwi Handa, Indonesian fashion star, 2016
Masoumeh Ataei, Iranian acid attack survivor, 2015
Umm Ahmed, Sole provider for her family, 2014
Dalia Sabri, Jordanian blind music teacher, 2016
Nagira Sabashova, Kyrgyz wrestler, 2016
- Hind Hobeika, founder of Instabeat, 2014, , 
- Nay el-Rahi, Lebanese harassment tracker, 2016, , 
Darshan Karki, opinion-piece editor at Kathmandu Post daily, 2014
- Jaya Luintel, journalist and women's rights advocate, 2014, , 
Ayesha Ishtiaq, Pakistani student, 2015
- Amy Roko, Saudi comedian, 2016, , may be more sources in French and Arabic
- Rotana Tarabzouni, Saudi Arabian singer/song writer, 2015, , , 
- Pauline Ng (spa founder), Singaporean entrepreneur, 2015, , 
Lizanne Teo, Singaporean entrepreneur, 2015
- Siba Alaradi, Syrian structural engineer, 2015 There are sources in other languages other than English
- Khuloud Saba, Syrian researcher and public health worker, 2014 may be notable, but sources in English are hard to find
Um-Yehia, Syrian nurse, 2016
Nikita Ridgeway, Australian entrepreneur, 2015
Meryl Benitah, French entrepreneur, 2015
Sigridur Maria Egilsdottir, Iceland's champion debater, 2013
Alina Gracheva, Moldovan camerawoman, 2015
Zuzanna Stanska, Polish entrepreneur, 2015
Elsa Prieto, Franco-Spanish entrepreneur, 2015
- Muge Iplikci, Turkish journalist, 2014 Turkish Wikipedia
- Pınar Öğünç, journalist, 2014, Turkish Wikipedia
Michaela Bergman, Chief Counsellor for Social Issues, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 2013, 2014 Katherine Brown (academic), British academic, Kings College London, 2014
Molly Case, student nurse, 2014
- Bushra El-Turk, British-Lebanese composer for London Symphony Orchestra, 2013, 2014 seems like she should be notable, but mostly finding mentions... , 
Caroline Farrow, Catholic writer, blogger and pro-life activist, 2013 Babs Forman, UK make-up artist, 2016
- Melanie Goldsmith, British entrepreneur, 2015, , 
Alice Gray (blogger), British science blogger, 2015
Alice Hagan, British technician at healthcare company BTG, 2014 Misty Haith, research engineer at Imperial College London, 2014
- Michaela Hollywood, British fundraiser for the disabled, 2015, , 
Heather Jackson (entrepreneur), women's business campaigner, 2013, 2014
- Tehmina Kazi, director of British Muslims for Secular Democracy, 2013, 2014 may be notable, but most sources link her to the organization
- Pontso Mafethe, programme manager, Comic Relief, 2013 -- seems notable, but having trouble with sources
Jessy McCabe, British student, 2015
- Ayesha Mustafa, founder and director of FashionComPassion.co.uk, 2014, , 
Yas Necati, campaigner for better sex education, 2014
Mirina Paananen, Finnish-British Islamic researcher, 2013
Anjali Ramachandran, head of Innovation at PHD, 2014 Eliza Rebeiro, founder of Lives not Knives, 2014
- Jenni Rhodes, British textile designer, 2015, , 
Shazia Saleem, British entrepreneur, 2014
- Balvinder Saund, chair of Sikh Women's Alliance, 2013, 2014, seems notable
- Smruti Sriram, founder of Wings of Hope & Achievement Awards, 2014 borderline
- Louise Stephenson (counsellor), trainee counsellor, 2013
- Sophi Tranchell, head of Divine Chocolate, 2014, , 
Matilda Tristam, British comics writer, 2014 Katy Tuncer, founder of Ready Steady Mums, 2014
Becci Wain, UK former self-harmer, 2016
- Kate Wilson (publisher), independent children's book publisher, 2014 borderline
- Louise Schwartz, Jamaican showgirl and cabaret performer, 2015
- Paulina Arreola, Mexican entrepreneur, 2015
- Sarah Hesterman, equal rights campaigner in Qatar, 2014
- Kathy Murray, American "surrendered wife", 2016
- Lois Strong, American cheerleader, 2016
- Julie Sygiel, American entrepreneur, 2015
- Rosmery Mollo, Indigenous Bolivian activist, 2013
- Lorrana Scarpioni, Brazilian entrepreneur, 2015