Good initiative, wishing all success to your event. Hoping it spreads it wings to other cities.
On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Rohini Lakshané <roh...@wikimedia.in> wrote: > Breakthrough, a global human rights organisation that runs campaigns such > as Bell Bajao, and Wikimedia Chapter (India) are conducting a Wikipedia > edit-a-thon in Delhi on December 7 and 8 for editing articles pertaining to > violence against women. Facebook page of the event: > http://www.facebook.com/events/181325168737101 > > *Basic idea behind this session*: A crucial problem with several > Wikipedia articles on sexual violence, especially in the Indian context, is > that often there are no articles or that articles have been deleted). It > would be a knowledge advocacy session to increase gender sensitive editing > in Wikipedia. > > The session will involve editing of articles pertaining to various aspects > of violence against women in India. A list of about 10 Wikipedia articles > has been drawn up for editing. The session will be live-blogged. Remote > participation will be enabled through IRC channels. > > The edit-a-thon is a part of the "16 days of activism against gender based > violence" starting 25th November (International Day for the Elimination of > Violence against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day). > This is a global campaign that aims at raising awareness about gender-based > violence as a human rights issue. This hackathon will be mainly focussed > towards data visualisation and several organisations are providing us with > statistical datasets and other kinds of data including audio and video. > -- > Chairperson (Special Interest Group), Gender gap, > Wikimedia Chapter (India) > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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