There was a climate change press conference in early 2020 hosted in Davos, Switzerland, with climate activists from around the world including Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, Isabelle Axelsson, and Loukina Tille. Vanessa Nakate, a Ugandan climate activist, also attended. When a picture was taken of all five young women at the press conference,Vanessa was cropped out of the image before it was posted to Twitter. Stories like this happen everywhere on the internet.
We are a global campaign to center the knowledge of marginalized communities (the majority of the world) on the internet.
The Covid-19 Pandemic has brought forth questions around lifestyle and consumption levels, developmental issues, large projects with damaging ecological footprints, concerns regarding who benefits through big projects and who pays the price, sustainable and equitable development and related issues like never before.
#VisibleWikiWomen 2021, set against the challenges of life with the COVID-19 pandemic, will be memorable for the feminist realities it brought out of us and our communities. Don’t miss out on our closing blog post, where five advocates for women’s visibility online take the mic to tell the story of this year’s campaign.