She Writes Woman

February 11, 2017By Olaniyan OlusholaIn Nigeria

She Writes Woman (SWW) is a movement of love, hope and support for women living with mental illnesses. We seek to ensure that people living with mental disorders are believed, understood and supported. It is no longer enough that mental health is left only to mental health professionals to speak about. We believe that warriors … Read More

Finally, User Group Cameroon will happen!

February 3, 2017By Christine WelthagenUncategorized

Wiki Loves Women, only started less than 1 year ago but also has great projects: creating a User Group in Cameroon. After several months and several training sessions, Cameroon can finally take part in the Wikimedia Foundation community. Indeed, through the Wiki Loves Women project, people have worked hard in showing what Wikipedia is, and … Read More

We assessed Wiki Loves Women in Accra

February 3, 2017By Christine WelthagenUncategorized

During the 2nd édition of theWikiIndaba held in Accra in Ghana, from the 20th to the 22nd of January 2017, a Wiki Loves Women project assessment session took place on Monday 23rd of January 2017 at theGoethe Institute with sponsors or some managers from Wikimedia Foundation. The 4 countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria … Read More

Wiki Loves Women (Team Nigeria) Partners Blackface Media to broadcast Wiki Loves Women events in Nigeria

January 29, 2017By Olaniyan OlusholaUncategorized

The Management of Blackface Media, one of the leading broadcasting organizations in Nigeria has partnered Wiki Loves Women (Team Nigeria) to support the work of the group in Nigeria. The partnership is one of the numerous efforts of Wikimedia UG Nigeria and Wiki Loves Women Team to create awareness for the event and Wikimedia activities … Read More

Wiki Loves Women (Team Nigeria) Hosts She Writes Woman (SWW) to discuss Challenges of Mental Illness among Nigerian Woman

January 29, 2017By Olaniyan OlusholaUncategorized

Two  days were earmarked to celebrate Nigerian women in the month of January 2017,  16th and 17th to be precised. The event was c0-organized by Goethe Institut, Wikimedia UG Nigeria and She Writes Woman. The program was tagged “Mental Illness among Nigerian Women: Taking back the Initiative. The program involved arrays of stake holders in … Read More

WLA/WLW : common actions for a shared result.

January 25, 2017By Dominique Eliane YaoCote d'Ivoire

Promoting Africa and its values on the Net. So is the main objective of Wiki Loves Africa (WLA) and Wiki Loves Women (WLW)projects. Wiki Loves Women works towards the appréciation of the african woman on Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia. Through articles and images…, the project allows to highlight the essential role of women in african … Read More

Wiki Indaba Kickstarts in Accra

January 16, 2017By Raphael BerchieUncategorized

The biannual regional conference of African Wikipedians ‘’Wiki Indaba’’ will begin in Accra, Ghana from the 20th – 22nd January 2017. This will be the second edition of the conference after the first edition was initiated and hosted  by Wikimedia South Africa (WMZA).   It was first held in Johannesburg South Africa from June 20th … Read More