Women Writing Wiki
Only 16% of all biographies in the German Wikipedia portray women*
* There are currently 789,581 biographies in German, of which 127,891 are women. (As of 11/06/2020)
The proportion of women in Wikipedia
The proportion of female authors is even lower:
It is only 9%.
The lack of knowledge of and about women leads to forgetting their achievements and merits
This is also known as:
GENDER KNOWLEDGE GAP
We want to initiate change - so we create networks
An increasingly improved presence and cross-linking of women’s lexically relevant achievements on the Internet creates higher visibility of women and women-related institutes and topics.