I had suggested using Wikidata last year during the Lilavati's daughters
editathon.
:)
Looking forward to actually using it this time.


On Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 3:11 PM, Gerard Meijssen
<gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hoi,
> I have written a blog post about the Indian events for International
> Women's Day [1]. You may know me well enough that I like you to consider to
> use Wikidata. Given that you will be writing in many languages and it is
> not obvious that the English language article will be created first, it
> helps when there is a list that everybody can connect to.
>
> I have created items for everyone mentioned on the project page on the
> en.wp [2]. When you write an article in any language, it is just a matter
> of adding a link to the article.
>
> For your information, currently there are 385 women known as being
> citizens of India (remember this is modern India).
> Thanks,
>       Gerard
>
>
> [1]
> http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.nl/2014/02/womens-history-month-india-2014.html
> [2]
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/International_Women%27s_Day,_India/To-do-list
>
>
> On 14 February 2014 21:01, Rohini Lakshané <roh...@wikimedia.in> wrote:
>
>> The project page for coordinating online and offline events for
>> International Women's Day (March 8) and Women's History Month has been
>> published on Meta at:
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_History_Month,_India-2014
>>
>> I urge Indian language editors to add lists of articles to create and
>> expand as a part of the edit-a-thon:
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_History_Month,_India-2014/To_do_list
>>
>> The theme of the edit-a-thon this year on the English Wikipedia is Women
>> Parliamentarians. The articles listed for creation, expansion and
>> improvement as a part of the Lilavati's Daughters edit-a-thon on women
>> scientists could be taken up again during Women's History Month.
>>
>> Rohini Lakshané
>> --
>> Chairperson (Special Interest Group), Gender gap,
>> Wikimedia Chapter (India)
>> Blog: WikipeDNA <http://www.dnaindia.com/blogs/wikipeDNA>
>> Facebook: WikiWomen's Collaborative 
>> India<https://www.facebook.com/groups/gendergapindia/>
>>
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