Women in Red

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Women in Red
FormationJuly 18, 2015; 8 years ago (2015-07-18)
Founded atHilton Mexico City Reforma during Wikimania 2016
Award(s)2016, shortlisted, ITU/UN Women's GEM-TECH Award
WebsiteWikiProject Women in Red

Women in Red is a WikiProject. It works against the gender bias in Wikipedia. The project makes articles about women's biographies, women's works, and women's issues.

The project is named after the red hyperlinks in Wikipedia articles. Red links show that the linked article has not been written yet.

Roger Bamkin thought of Women in Red in 2015. Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight joined soon after. Bamkin first called the project, "Project XX." They changed to WikiProject Women in Red.[1]

Awards and honors[change | change source]

  • 2016, shortlisted, ITU/UN Women's GEM-TECH Award (category: Apply Technology for Women's Empowerment and Digital Inclusion)

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References[change | change source]

  1. Redden, Molly (March 19, 2016). "Women in science on Wikipedia: will we ever fill the information gap?". The Guardian. Archived from the original on November 8, 2017. Retrieved November 25, 2017.

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