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)
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The proportion of women in Wikipedia

The proportion of female authors is even lower:

It is only 9%.

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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.

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