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How to edit a Wikipedia Article

Globally, less than 15% of Wikipedia’s editors identify as women. In India, this number is even lesser. Without enough representation from women in the preservation of their own stories, we get skewed content on Wikipedia that misses the mark on the value and existence of women’s impact on history.

In an effort to right this wrong, we are hosting a month long Edit-a-thon in March! Register, and be a part of this change. Here are some other ways in which you can contribute here!

Check out these tutorial videos : How to Edit Wikipedia

Want to participate in the The Heritage Lab Art and Feminism 2021 Edit-a-thon but don’t know the ‘E’ of editing wikipedia articles? It might seem daunting at first but don’t worry, we’ve got your back!

Art + Feminism has dedicated videos for each aspect of wikipedia editing. Separate playlists indicate different difficulty levels for editing articles. In this post, we feature the videos that are important to a beginner.

But first, familiarize yourselves with the basic rules of editing:

To participate, you must have a wikipedia account. Here’s how to create one:

Citations are the easiest way to contribute!

Here’s how you can edit wikipedia articles:

Illustrate your article with pictures!

You can also start a page from scratch!

Join us for an editing workshop!

If you still don’t get the hang of it, we’re hosting online workshops every Saturday till 20th March where you can learn wikipedia editing live! Join via this Google Meet link: https://meet.google.com/hrv-avoj-sdy.


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