I also had a tweet, about gender ratio in Wikidata, grouped by external
property:
https://twitter.com/MagnusManske/status/1224703188693069827

On Sat, Feb 8, 2020 at 9:25 AM Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hello, everyone.
>
> Back in June 2016, on this thread, I had published some data on the
> *content
> gender gap* in Wikipedia biographies (i.e. how many articles are about men
> versus how many are about women). I intended to keep generating snapshots
> of these stats, to track progress against the gap, but then realized the
> excellent WHGI project[1] is already collecting and preserving snapshots of
> the data, so I did not do so myself.
>
> However, being curious about the numbers for a particular community, I
> realized WHGI does not provide an easy way to compare snapshots across
> time.  The data is all there[2], but a convenient visualization and
> comparison tool between two arbitrary snapshots is not available yet.  So
> while I did not build such a tool myself, I did update my little page with
> fresh numbers, *plus a comparison to the June 2016 *numbers.
>
> You may find the data interesting:
>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ijon/Content_gap#Data_as_of_February_2020
> (note that the table is sortable by clicking the column heads)
>
> While it is difficult to ascribe the change to specific programs, overall
> there can be little doubt that the increased attention to the content
> gender gap, alongside specific programs and groups such as Women in Red,
> Art+Feminism, WikiMujeres, WikiDonne, and even certain runs of
> #100wikidays, have all contributed to narrowing the gap on most Wikipedias.
>
> Special congratulations to the Punjabi, Malayalam, and Odia Wikipedias,
> which have all narrowed the gap by more than 10 points!  Of the larger
> wikis, great progress was made by the Vietnamese and Armenian Wikipedias.
>
> As before, I'll note:
>
> 1. Your efforts, particularly on small-to-medium wikis, can really make a
> dent in these numbers!
>
> 2. I encourage you to share these numbers with your communities.  Perhaps
> you'd like to overtake the wiki just above yours? :)
>
> Cheers,
>
>    A.
>
> [1] https://whgi.wmflabs.org/gender-by-language.html
> [2] https://whgi.wmflabs.org/snapshot_data/
>
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 10:14 PM Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
>
> > 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[1] 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
> table,
> > here:
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ijon/Content_gap
> >
> > (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
> culture
> > coverage.)
> >
> > 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[2] 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. :)
> >
> >    A.
> >
> > [1] https://query.wikidata.org/
> > [2] Yay #100wikidays :) https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/100wikidays
> > --
> >     Asaf Bartov
> >     Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org>
> >
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> >
>
>
> --
>     Asaf Bartov
>     Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org>
>
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