2011

News coverage of multi-region Training of Trainers event in Malaysia

The Girl Guides Association of Malaysia plays host to the first ever joint workshop between the Asia Pacific and Arab regions — an event which generates a great deal of local news coverage.

Bangla News 24 coverage of COP17 delegation

Bangla News 24, a news website from Bangladesh, publishes a write-up of COP17 and covers the activities of the WAGGGS delegates.

Durban website Looklocal publishes photo gallery of WAGGGS COP17 delegates

Local website Looklocal features photographs of the 17 delegates sent to the COP17 climate change conference to represent WAGGGS. Read more...

WAGGGS COP17 activities filmed for UNFCCC website

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) website hosts videos of WAGGGS activism at the COP17 climate change conference including a press conference on climate change demands and a Cha Cha Slide performance by WAGGGS delegates.

Climate change delegates from WAGGGS interviewed on video for RTCC

UK-based non-governmental organisation Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) interviews WAGGS COP17 climate change conference delegates Fatima Espinosa and Tiffany Dick for its website. Read more...

WAGGGS climate change article published by Outreach magazine

An article by WAGGGS communications & advocacy director Rebecca Munro is published by environment and sustainable development magazine Outreach. Read more...

Daily News in South Africa reports on WAGGGS climate change activism

South African newspaper the Daily News writes about WAGGGS' activism on climate change during the COP17 climate change conference. Read more...

WAGGGS COP17 delegation appears in Highway Mail newspaper

South African newspaper the Highway Mail reports on the work by a WAGGGS delegation to promote action at the COP17 climate change conference, in an article titled Girls tackle global warming at COP17. Read more...

Local media films WAGGGS delegates dancing for climate change action

Durban radio station Bush Radio publishes a video of WAGGGS' COP17 climate change conference delegates performing their Climate Cha Cha Slide dance to promote climate change action. Read more...

WAGGGS' EU Roundtable leads with a call from NGOs and MEPs to end 'hypocrisy' and begin effective action in gender-based violence

The European Women's Lobby covers their allegiance with WAGGGS' and other NGOs and MEPs in calling for an end to 'hypocrisy' and a move towards effect action to end violence against women and girls. Read more...

Brussels Office of UN Women cover WAGGGS inclusion in Plan & EU Parliament's Girl's Week

Read about how WAGGGS is bringing together leading experts to discuss ending gender-based violence here

Nina Abira, Amina Anen, Zahra Wasike and Lillian Itenya speak to The Standard in Kenya

Read about how Girl Guides have spent 90 years shaping Kenya here

Shaleeka Abeygunasekera, World Board member, speaks to the Sunday Times in Sri Lanka

Read Shaleeka's interview about her appointment to the WAGGGS World Board here.

Stop the Violence campaign activist - Pippa Gardner featured on UN Women website

In this article Pippa Gardner speaks to UN Women about why it is so important to speak out to stop violence against girls and young women and how non-formal education plays an integral part to this, and her own personal experience from her project Speak Out, Reach Out, Camp Out. Click here to read the full article.

Young delegate on the 55th Commission on the Status of Women

Fiona Bradley, a WAGGGS delegate from New Zealand at the UN's 55th Commission on the Status of Women, talks to her local newspaper about her experiences.

Young Women's World Forum 2011

Margarita Zavala, the First Lady of Mexico, attended the Young Women's World Forum 2011 at Our Cabaña. Her visit was covered on many websites, in the press and on TV, see links below:

The Gambia Girl Guide Association celebrates World Thinking Day

Gambia Girl Guides turn out in force to celebrate World Thinking Day and explore the theme of gender equality and empowering women, as reported in the Today newspaper.

Irish Girl Guides celebrate the centenary

The Irish Girl Guides launched their centenary celebrations at a special event in Dublin on Saturday 8 January 2011. Irish RTE news TV channel featured the start of the centenary celebrations on their programme.