Wiki gender gap to be discussed in morgantown wikipedia’s gender gap” that’s the name of a panel discussion that will be hosted at west virginia university that gender gap one reason why west virginia university’s reed college of media hosted a hackathon that focused on women, media and wearable technology listen. The wikipedia gender gap is a pretty dire statistic -- one that begs for analysis -- but i’m hesitant to agree without qualification that the way to both understand the gap. The gender imbalance among wikipedia contributors has been a simmering topic in our community for years, but a story from the new york times yesterday is bringing a surge of new interest.
The worrying consequences of the wikipedia gender gap male editors dramatically outnumber female ones on wikipedia and that could be dramatically influencing. Die schreibweise mit gender gap wird gelegentlich bei wörtern verwendet, die ungewollte (falsch-)informationen über das soziale geschlecht vermitteln können beispielsweise kann bei schüler unklar sein, ob damit nur männliche schüler gemeint sind. Meanwhile, according to wikipedia’s entry on the wikipedia community, there are 111,877 active editors on the english language version if there’s significant uptake among the target group, the percentage of female editors on wikipedia would increase substantially.
Through the global gender gap report, the world economic forum quantifies the magnitude of gender disparities and tracks their progress over time, with a specific focus on the relative gaps between women and men across four key areas: health, education, economy and politics the 2016 report covers 144 countries. There is a gender gap in wikipedia and the other projects in the wikimedia movementthis page exists to help store information and ideas and to catalog projects that are trying to close that gap are you from the press or media. London — the gender pay gap is a phrase that many people are, by now, well acquainted with see also: why women in the uk just walked out of work in the past few months alone, we've seen women. It is beyond this kat's pay grade to even begin to offer an explanation for the gender imbalance among wikipedia contributors that said, he does wonder whether it should be a matter of concern that there is such a gender gap.
Raportul gender gap a fost publicat pentru prima dată de către forumul economic mondial în anul 2006 principalul său scop a fost și este acela de a măsura egalitatea de gen la nivel global plecând de la o serie de indicatori (index) calitativi și/ sau cantitativi. Closing wikipedia's gender gap is the first step toward inclusion in the outdoors how two digital editors are using the online encyclopedia to advocate for women in our world. Gender gap the present disambiguation page holds the title of a primary topic , and an article needs to be written about it it is believed to qualify as a broad-concept article. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit, has been enormously successful but while it is read nearly equally by women and men, women are only 85 to 126% of those who edit or write wikipedia articles we analyzed coverage of wikipedia’s gender gap by 42 us news organizations and blogs as well as 1,336 comments posted online by readers. To embed this file in your language (if available) use the lang parameter with the appropriate language code, eg [[file:oecd gender wage gapsvg|lang=en]] for the english version to translate this file into your language, download the file to your computer.
Watch video wikipedia has come under scrutiny over a lack of female representation and participation on the website to combat this trend, adrianne wadewitz was a. The smallest gender gap was found in romania and italy, but according the oecd, these smaller gaps, especially in smaller economies, are often the result of what is known as the selection effects, as only the more highly-qualified females tend to remain in the labour force. Said sarah stierch, 32, a former wikimedia foundation member who was given the task of examining the gender gap within the wikipedia world there is a similar story for the entry on rape. The question of the gender gap on wikipedia has been percolating for several years now and “ category gate ” was simply the latest eruption in a series of stories that have brought the issue to the public's attention the most common solution offered to this problem is, of course, to recruit more women to contribute to the site.
A version of this article appears in print on january 31, 2011, on page a1 of the new york edition with the headline: define gender gap look up wikipedia’s contributor list look up. The global gender gap index reveals that all countries can do more to close the gender gap across the index, there are only five countries that have closed 80% of the gap or more in addition, there are 64 countries that have closed between 70% and 80% of their gender gap. Gendergap oder gender-gap (anglizismus, von engl gender, soziales geschlecht, und gap, lücke, abstand), auch geschlechterkluft genannt, bezeichnet in der soziologie, der gesellschaftspolitik und der volkswirtschaft einen beobachtbaren unterschied zwischen den sozialen geschlechtern. The vast majority of wikipedia contributors are still male, despite a variety of efforts to encourage more women to create and edit articles on the online encyclopedia.
Every day, scientist jess wade writes one wikipedia page focusing on a different female scientist, in an effort to highlight women who have contributed to stem (science technology engineering and. The wikipedia gender gap revisited in a new paper , recently published in the open access journal plosone , aaron shaw and i build on new research in survey methodology to describe a method for estimating bias in opt-in surveys of contributors to online communities. Opt-in surveys are the most widespread method used to study participation in online communities, but produce biased results in the absence of adjustments for non-response a 2008 survey conducted by the wikimedia foundation and united nations university at maastricht is the source of a frequently.