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Image: Belinda Allen, Self-portrait/Manifesto, 1981, hand-coloured silver-gelatin print
Wikipedia has a diversity problem. The free online encyclopaedia containing almost five million articles but a disproportionate number are written by young, white men.
Less than 13 per cent of Wikipedia’s contributors are women, leading to content that is inevitably skewed towards that which interests the demographic of the contributors.