[Foundation-l] Gender issues, a short analysis
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Wed Dec 6 17:08:02 UTC 2006
Can someone please repeat this statistical experiment for the malay wikipedia?
On 12/5/06, rfrangi at libero.it <rfrangi at libero.it> wrote:
> > In sum, female participation in the german wikipedia seems appallingly
> > low, however we find a slightly higher ratio of women in "higher"
> > ranks like admins, jury members than the overall participation numbers
> > would suggest.
> I did a very very quick check on the italian Wiki.
> Admins: 8 out of 71 are female (11,3%)
> Bureaucrats: 2 out of 5 (40%)
> Check Users: 0 out of 3 (0%)
> Board of WMI 1 out of 5 (20%, but she is the chairwoman)
> Regarding sexist remarks I can't remember any relevant episode, nor any
> complaint by women. The fact that I don't remember doesn't means that it
> never happened, but being pretty active on it.wiki pratically from the
> beginning, I'm confident to say that is not a problem. I will ask to the
> ladies on it.wiki their opinion anyway.
> One consideration. In my experience, whenever computer are involved, be it
> my class at University, workplace, Wikipedia, or spending the evening
> playing with PlayStation with my friends, the female population drops to 20%
> of the total.
> It has been like this in the last 20 years. I don't know why this happens,
> but there are chanches that this percentage is endemic.
> Roberto (Snowodog)
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