2008

Girl Guides give Mr Nelson Mandela birthday card!

8 July 2008, www.buanews.gov.za -A large birthday card made and signed by the Girls Guides belonging to World Association of Girls Guides and Girls Scouts (WAGGGS) was received by Grace Machel on his behalf. Read this story…

Young girls should be guided to fulfil their dreams

08 Jul 2008, www.buanews.gov.za -Communities, government and associations such as the Girl Guides have the responsibility to guide young girls to realise their dreams, says Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. Read more…

Girls’ rights are trampled on, says Grace Machel

9 July 2008, www.sowetan.co.za -Machel expresses her views on the current state of women’s rights. Machel was speaking at the opening on Monday of the 33rd World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts international conference in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni. Read more… 

World Association of Girl Guides, Scouts Launches HIV/AIDS Toolkit

14 July 2008, www.thebody.com - The international launch of WAGGGS HIV/AIDS toolkit was held on Thursday at the WAGGGS’ 33rd World Conference in South Africa. The toolkit was created and based on the experiences of association members addressing HIV/AIDS issues in Brazil, India, Kenya, Malawi and Peru. Read full article…