I was aware of the WIGI research project (and have linked to it in the
==See Also== section of my page), but I was not aware of this page. Neat!
So I won't need to update my own page. :)
On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 2:14 PM, Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com>
> Hello Asaf
> Just making sure that you knew about WHGI :
> Do you know if there are differences in analysis between the two analysis ?
> I checked a few figures and it fits pretty well.
> Le 16/06/16 à 21:14, Asaf Bartov a écrit :
>> Hullo everyone.
>> I was asked by a volunteer for help getting stats on the gender gap in
>> content on a certain Wikipedia, and came up with simple Wikidata Query
>> Service queries that pulled the total number of articles on a given
>> Wikipedia about men and about women, to calculate *the proportion of
>> articles about women out of all articles about humans*.
>> Then I was curious about how that wiki compared to other wikis, so I ran
>> the queries on a bunch of languages, and gathered the results into a
>> (please see the *caveat* there.)
>> I don't have time to fully write-up everything I find interesting in those
>> results, but I will quickly point out the following:
>> 1. The Nepali statistic is simply astonishing! There must be a story
>> there. I'm keen on learning more about this, if anyone can shed light.
>> 2. Evidently, ~13%-17% seems like a robust average of the proportion of
>> articles about women among all biographies.
>> 3. among the top 10 largest wikis, Japanese is the least imbalanced. Good
>> job, Japanese Wikipedians! I wonder if you have a good sense of what
>> drives this relatively better balance. (my instinctive guess is pop
>> 4. among the top 10 largest wikis, Russian is the most imbalanced.
>> 5. I intend to re-generate these stats every two months or so, to
>> eventually have some sense of trends and changes.
>> 6. Your efforts, particularly on small-to-medium wikis, can really make a
>> dent in these numbers! For example, it seems I am personally
>> responsible for almost 1% of the coverage of women on Hebrew Wikipedia!
>> 7. I encourage you to share these numbers with your communities. Perhaps
>> you'd like to overtake the wiki just above yours? :)
>> 8. I'm happy to add additional languages to the table, by request. Or you
>> can do it yourself, too. :)
>>  https://query.wikidata.org/
>>  Yay #100wikidays :) https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/100wikidays
> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:
> New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org
> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l,
Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org>
Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the
sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality!
Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:
New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com