Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/Meetup/171

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Women and Disability | July 2020

July: July Julies Disability Women from Where?

August: Indigenous women Countries headed by women

2020 global initiatives: #1day1woman2020 BLM/Anti-discrimination Focus on sports

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 WHGI, only 18.92% 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.
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1-31 July 2020
The first Pacific Disability Forum Women with Disabilities Conference in Port Vila, 2009.
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On 26 July 2020, Americans will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In this connection, we are once again focusing on Women and Disability. This will provide an opportunity to create or improve articles on women around the world involved in one way or another with the field of disability, including those with disabilities themselves and those active in disability rights.

Anyone can take part in this event. We hope both inexperienced and seasoned editors will join us in creating biographies and other articles about disabled women and women associated with disability, as well as their achievements, writings, organizations, and awards. This virtual editathon allows enthusiasts wherever they may be to participate in our initiative. Contributors are of course also welcome to add articles on any other notable women who deserve to be covered, for example under our #1day1woman priority.

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. Some of those relating to women and disabiltiy are listed below:

  1. Crowd-sourced Women in disability redlink list

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

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Outcomes (articles)[edit]

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  • 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

Outcomes (media)[edit]

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Press about the event[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mansmann, Julie (January 22, 2014). "Adaptive athlete, a Kennedy grad, inspires nationwide". LI Herald. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  2. ^ Danger, Jessica (January 17, 2019). "How CrossFitter Steph Hammerman Became Nike's First Adaptive Training Sponsored Athlete". Morning Chalk Up. Retrieved 1 July 2020.