Good to hear this. Amazing story! Thanks Tinu for the extensive media outreach.
On 17 April 2011 07:40, CherianTinu Abraham <tinucher...@gmail.com> wrote: > > *The Telegraph , Calcutta : "Regional Wiki"* > http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110417/jsp/calcutta/story_13861947.jsp > > *Wikipedia may be one of the most popular websites in the world, but few > know that it can be accessed in 270 languages, including 20 Indian ones.* > * > * > *Wiki Bangla has been around since January 2004, but with little awareness > about its existence there have been few contributors. A workshop and > brainstorming session was organised by NGO Sanhita along with Wikimedia > Foundation at the Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre recently to > introduce Bangla Wiki to academicians and NGOS and invite contributions on > women’s right and gender-related issues.* > * > * > *“The Bengali section of Wikipedia has hardly any information on women > rights and laws. If we can enrich this section it will benefit many women in > rural areas, especially those who are not conversant in English,” said Soma > Sengupta, the director of Sanhita.* > * > * > *Women’s rights activist Vishakha Dutta represented the Wikimedia > Foundation. Professors of women studies departments of various colleges were > encouraged to select students who can contribute for this section. Some of > the participating colleges included Sreerampur Girls’ College, Basanti Devi > College, Jaiprakash Institute, Lady Brabourne College and Shibnath Shastri > College.* > > > Regards > Tinu Cherian > > P.S. The story is short, but I think it appears on the front page of > TT today. > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- * ସୁଭପାSubhashishPanigrahi ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ _______________________________________________ Wikipedia Odia (Oriya) mailing list wikipedia...@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikipedia-or facebook.com/OdiaWiki Tweet @OdiaWiki *
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