Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/Meetup/103

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December 2018

Geofocus: Countries starting with 'I'

Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

Happening now: Photographers Laureates Geofocus: Countries beginning with 'I'

Starting in January: Year-long Focus on Suffrage Women of War and Peace Play Geofocus: Caucasus

See also: Future events

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Hello! and welcome to WikiProject Women in Red (WiR), whose objective is to turn red links into blue ones. Our project's scope is women's biographies and women's works, broadly construed. Did you know that, according to Humaniki, only 19.56% of the English Wikipedia's biographies are about women? Not impressed? Content gender gap is a form of systemic bias, and this is what WiR addresses. We invite you to participate, whenever you like, in whatever way suits you and your schedule.
Women in Red warmly welcomes you!
Online event
1–31 December 2018
Allah Thérèse of Ivory Coast
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  • Authority control should be included at the foot of every biography: {{Authority control}}. It will remain hidden until relevant identifiers have been added to Wikidata.
  • Choose applicable Categories including relevant subcategories of Category:Women.
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  • {{WikiProject Women}} if born after 1950; or {{WikiProject Women's History}}:: if born before 1950.
  • Editathon banner: {{WIR-103}}

In December 2018, Women in Red is focusing on women from countries starting with 'I'.

We hope both inexperienced and seasoned editors will join us in creating biographies and other articles about women in religion, as well as their achievements, writings, organizations, and awards. This virtual editathon allows enthusiasts from around the globe to participate in our initiative. You are of course also welcome to add articles on any other notable women who deserve to be covered.

The main goals of the event are:

  • to encourage inexperienced editors and show them how they can contribute to Wikipedia by creating biographies of some of the world's most prominent women
  • to draw the attention of more experienced editors to the need for concerted action on a specific area
  • to support Wikipedia in combating the systemic bias against the coverage of women and women's works
  • to promote the new/improved articles and images through social media (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter)

What else?

  • Below, you'll see a section where you can list the articles you create this month, and another section where you can add the images you have uploaded to Commons.
  • This essay on creating women's biographies and our Ten Simple Rules might be helpful to newer editors.
  • If you tweet about any of the articles, or upload any of the images to Pinterest, please indicate you have done so next to the article name.

Redlists (lists of redlinked articles to be created)[edit]

A wide variety of redlink lists can be found on our Redlist index. The Wikidata lists relating to countries beginning with 'I' are listed below:

We also have specialized Wikidata lists for actresses, politicians and writers:

Add other red links here, if possible with a source:


  1. Megalibrarygirl (talk) 02:25, 27 November 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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  10. ☕ Antiqueight chatter 22:50, 27 November 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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  14. Kenirwin/(talk) 14:40, 30 November 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  15. PamD 20:25, 2 December 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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  18. IphisOfCrete (Talk) 17:20, 7 December 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  19. Gaia Octavia Agrippa Talk 17:29, 9 December 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  20. Abishe (talk) 06:28, 24 December 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Outcomes (articles)[edit]

Promote our work[edit]


  • Add FB after the article if you mention it on Facebook
  • Add PIN after the article if you pin the image on Pinterest
  • Add TW after the article if you tweet it on Twitter

New or upgraded articles[edit]

Most recent on top, please, specifying upgraded if not new

Did You Know features[edit]

New/expanded articles featured in the Did you know... column of the Wikipedia Main page

  • Add here – most recent at the top with date of publication
  1. Israel Esther Farbstein - 16 January
  2. India Geeta Parikh - 1 January
  3. Isle of Man Clare Faulds - 26 December
  4. Republic of Ireland United States Josephine Heffernan - 25 December
  5. Ivory Coast Clémentine Touré - 24 December

Outcomes (media)[edit]

Press about the event[edit]

Event templates[edit]