A few online and offline events are being conducted in on the occasion of International Women's Day on March 8. The events continue thereafter too as March has been declared as Women's History Month.
There is a Wikipedia editing workshop in Goa on March 8 at Nirmala Institute of Education from 3 pm to 5 pm. It is followed by an offline and online editathon. The online editathon is a month-long affair, which will be held every weekend starting with the weekend after March 8. Details here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/International_Women%27s_Day,_India The goal of the month-long event is to encourage more women to contribute to Wikipedia and increase representation of articles related to women in Wikipedia. The event aims at creating new articles, expanding the existing stubs and translating English articles to various Indian languages. Members are requested to start edithons in regional language Wikipedias. Regards, Rohini Lakshane
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