Celebrating Latinx stories, culture, and contributions on Wikimedia projects
Today marks the start of a Heritage Month focused on celebrating the history, culture, and influence of Latinx communities in the United States. The official name of the month itself (National Hispanic Heritage Month) is a living example of the power of language — its history and inequities in who controls it, and its impact….
Wikimedia Foundation and UN Human Rights launch #WikiForHumanRights campaign to improve and expand knowledge about human rights online
At a time of growing polarization, misinformation, and limits placed on freedom of speech, assembly, and privacy, as well as ongoing conflict—understanding our human rights is a critical part of our daily lives. It dictates everything from how we gather in our communities and speak about the issues and causes we care about, to how….
Wikimedia and UN Human Rights partner to expand Wikipedia’s knowledge
The Wikimedia Foundation and the United Nations’ Human Rights Office (OHCHR) are partnering to support the creation of human rights-related content on Wikimedia sites. We believe that free access to knowledge is a fundamental human right—that anyone, anywhere should have the ability to learn more about the world around them. We are proud to be….
Mexican Ministry of Culture and Wikimedia Mexico partner to preserve Mexican culture and heritage
"We are excited to continue to expand Wikipedia's free knowledge alongside one of the leading keepers of culture in my country," says Iván Martínez, President of Wikimedia Mexico.