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Bridging the Gender Gap: A Report on Indian Language Wikimedia Communities

by Bhuvana Meenakshi — last modified Feb 24, 2021 06:38 AM
February 15, 2021

This research study documents the gender gap and bias in Indian language Wikimedia projects and communities, with a focus on participation by and content related to women contributors across diverse Wikimedia platforms. The research was undertaken by Bhuvana Meenakshi Koteeswaran, with editorial oversight and support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and additional inputs from Ambika Tandon and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.

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Wiki Women for Women Well-Being: An Initiative to Bridge the Gender Gap in the Wikimedia Community

by Nitesh Gill and Shruti Anandan — last modified Dec 28, 2020 02:58 PM
December 27, 2020

WWWW is a project which focused on bridging the female related content gap on Indic Wikimedia communities. The idea of WWWW was given by Dr. Manavpreet Kaur, who worked with other women leaders from different communities and made a plan to engage with the editors for this project. CIS-A2K has started a series of interviews to introduce women with brilliant ideas and who have done contributions for Wikimedia and this is the first interview under the “Series of Interviews.” This Interview was done by Nitesh Gill.

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Understanding the Data Gaps on Wikidata Concerning Heritage Structures of West Bengal

by Bodhisattwa Mandal — last modified Nov 20, 2020 11:41 AM
November 10, 2020

This is a short study on identifying the data gaps related to heritage structures in West Bengal on Wikidata, and potential strategies to address the same. The report is authored by Bodhisattwa Mandal, with editorial oversight and support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha and external review by Sumandro Chattapadhyay. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019-2020.

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Mapping GLAM in Maharashtra

by Subodh Kulkarni — last modified Nov 06, 2020 05:29 AM
October 20, 2020

This is a short study on mapping the digital transition in selected Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) institutions in Maharashtra, India, and exploring possibilities and challenges for collaborations with Wikimedia projects. Research was undertaken by Aaryaa Joshi, Dnyanada Gadre-Phadke, Kalyani Kotkar and Subodh Kulkarni; the report has been authored by Subodh Kulkarni with editorial oversight and support by Puthiya Purayil Sneha, and external review by Sumandro Chattapadhyay. This is part of a series of short-term studies undertaken by the CIS-A2K team in 2019–2020.

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Access to Knowledge 2019–2020 Utilisation Certificate

by Tito Dutta — last modified Sep 30, 2020 10:15 PM
September 30, 2020

Access to Knowledge 2019–2020 WMF APG Utilisation Certificate

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Wikiorientation at Dr.GR Damodaran College of Science

by Bhuvana Meenakshi — last modified Jan 18, 2020 08:11 AM

An orientation session on Wikimedia projects was held on 6-7 December 2019 at Dr. GR Damodaran College of Science. This talk was part of the “Hour of Code” event, which is an International event celebrated across the globe to encourage students to develop their knowledge on Computer Science. This event was supported by Open Knowledge movements like Wikimedia, Mozilla, etc.which would help students to share their knowledge in the form of volunteerships and contributions. The highlights of gender gap research and women based projects such as Women in Red were covered as part of a focussed group discussion.

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Project Tiger 2.0

by Suswetha Kolluru and Nitesh Gill — last modified Nov 24, 2019 09:17 AM

If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.

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Project Tiger 2.0

by Suswetha Kolluru and Nitesh Gill — last modified Nov 24, 2019 09:15 AM

If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.

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Project Tiger 2.0

by Suswetha Kolluru and Nitesh Gill — last modified Nov 24, 2019 09:13 AM

If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.

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Project Tiger 2.0

by Suswetha Kolluru and Nitesh Gill — last modified Nov 24, 2019 09:18 AM

If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.

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