#SheSaid: Honoring the Influence of Women and Their Impactful Quotes

October 26, 2023By AfekCampaign, Community, Gender, SheSaid, Wiki Loves Women, Wikimedia, Wikiquote

In a world where women’s voices have often been muted or disregarded, it’s astonishing to realize that, despite their wealth of wisdom, inspiration, and distinctive perspectives, there’s a glaring absence of their quotes in our cultural narrative. This obvious void not only mirrors the historical sidelining of women but also underscores the necessity for a […]

Women on The Frontline of Climate – ISA Tell Us About Her 2023 Results

May 12, 2023By AfekISA Campaign, ISA Tool, Wiki in Africa, Wiki Loves Women, WikiCommons, Wikimedia

The Wiki Loves Women team continues celebrating women around the world by increasing their visibility on Wikipedia and its sister projects. For the fourth year in row, the WLW launched the ISA Tell Us About Her campaign which encourages participants to add relevant Wiki-data linked information to the images depicting women in the fields that […]

Wiki Loves Women Zimbabwe 2022 – 2023

March 3, 2023By AfekUncategorized

My name is Sichelesile Similo Ndlovu. I am a new Wikipedian from Zimbabwe and  part of the Wiki Loves Women Focus Group. The group’s aim is  bridging two significant gaps in Wikimedia projects – women and Africa – both in terms of content about these subjects and participation by people from these groups.  Together with … Read More

“The Focus Group: After 2 years, where are we?”

February 8, 2023By AfekCameroon, Focus Group, ISA drives, Kenya, Project action, SheSaid, Wiki Indaba, Wikimania, Wikiquote

The Focus Group celebrates its second year anniversary. An amazing amount of work continues to be done by the members. A Coaching program has been instituted to help the participating members in all stages of the programme to develop their skills and helped them find ways to build their capacities. “I have been able to … Read More

Cape Town #SheSaid event adds 25 South African women to Wikiquote over 3-day workshop

December 1, 2022By IslaGender, Gender equity, She Said, SheSaid, South African notable women, Wiki Loves Women, Womens voices

December started with a workshop in Cape Town as WikiAfrica Heritage joined the SheSaid campaign. The workshop took place at the  District Six Museum’s Homecoming Centre and focused on training heritage and culture professionals in adding the notable quotations of their icons to Wikiquote. Before the event, 27 of the 3,462 women listed as notable […]

She has a lot to say! #SheSaid

November 20, 2022By AfekGender, SheSaid, Wiki Loves Women, Wikiquote, Women of Africa, Womens voices

Wiki Loves Women‘s #SheSaid campaign, which aims to redress the imbalance of gender representation on Wikiquote, continues to impact the visibility of women with new and improved articles being added in 12 languages since the 2022 project launched in October. In early December, over mid-way through the campaign and heading towards its end in December, Wikiquotes added […]