#WikiGap: Let´s close the gender gap on the internet

9 March, 2018
Somali #WikiGap

The Sweden Embassy to Somalia in collaboration with International Media Support (IMS) and FOJO Media Institute, held a WikiGap campaign event in Mogadishu on the International Women's Day. The event, which focus on closing the Gender Gap on the Internet, hosted 100 participants from all different parts of the Society and featured a strong 6 women panel lists who discussed the Gender Gap on the internet.

The Sweden Ambassador to Somalia Amb. Andreas von Uexküll and the Mayor of Mogadishu addressed the event, with the chair of Somali Women Journalists SWJ, who in collaboration with IMS-FOJO launched a baseline Study abut the working conditions of Women Journalists in Somalia.
The event featured the first 9 Somali women, whose profiles were written for the Wikipedia, in order to close the Gender Gap on the internet.

Document for download: WikiGap Profile (In Somali and English)

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Gender, Somalia

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