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Global gender differences in Wikipedia readership

@inproceedings{Johnson2021GlobalGD,
  title={Global gender differences in Wikipedia readership},
  author={Isaac Johnson and Florian Lemmerich and Diego S'aez-Trumper and Robert West and Markus Strohmaier and Leila Zia},
  booktitle={ICWSM},
  year={2021}
}
Wikipedia represents the largest and most popular source of encyclopedic knowledge in the world today, aiming to provide equal access to information worldwide. From a global online survey of 65,031 readers of Wikipedia and their corresponding reading logs, we present novel evidence of gender differences in Wikipedia readership and how they manifest in records of user behavior. More specifically we report that (1) women are underrepresented among readers of Wikipedia, (2) women view fewer pages… 
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