Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

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Wiki workshop for women held

Wikipedia workshop for women working with development organizations held in Dhaka recently.

Wikimedia Bangladesh and Swedish Embassy in Dhaka jointly organised the workshop styled “Wikipedia Workshop for Driven Communication” where resentatives from 20 women right organizations attended.

Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh Charlotta Schlyter inaugurated the workshop

“World’s largest online encyclopedia Wikipedia contains about 90 percent of the content written by men which is 4 times more than women. The Swedish Embassy has organized to remove this incompatibility in Wikipedia,” Charlotta Schlyter said.

Wikimedia Bangladesh Executive Member Shabab Mustafa, Administrators Nahid Sultan, Nurunnabi Chowdhury and Ibrahim Hossain were, among others, present on the occasion.

Wikimedia Bangladesh and the Swedish Embassy jointly organized an online program to enrich women’s articles in Bengali Wikipedia, which will be continued throughout the day.