WhoForShe? Or: tinkering with Open Data

This post is not really related to the SeNeReKo project. But using an unrelated example, it shows the benefits of Open Data: Re-combining existing information to create new insights. This is really what SeNeReKo is about.

Last week, the UN Women launched the campaign “HeForShe” with Emma Watson’s speech at the UN Headquaters. The campaign aims at including men into a “solidarity movement for gender equality”. In order to make this support visible, the campaign website allows men to commit to the campaign’s idea by submitting a web form. Based on the submitted data, the website displays a map of the world, showing (on click) the number of signers.

Map of HeForShe signers Weiterlesen