Voices from around the world
Building a generation of leaders
Hanitra delves on why nutrition for girls in Madagascar is so important and how Girl Powered Nutrition and the SUN Youth Leader for Nutrition programme can make a difference.
Jade from Philippines on nutrition
Jade, a Girl Scout from the Philippines, shares her experiences from the Youth Leader for Nutrition programme and how she is supporting the Girl Powered Nutrition in her country.
Representing young women
At WAGGGS we work every day to champion the rights of girls and young women and to empower them to change the world around them. On this International Day of the Girl, I’m going to share with you one of the key ways in which we ensure that the voices of our members are heard - through the European Youth Forum.
The last generation with #metoo stories
Author Inês Gonçalves is a Portuguese Girl and CSW delegate who represented WAGGGS at the United Nations in 2018.
Rachel, 16, New Zealand
Being 16 and travelling to the other side of the world is so exciting
Refugees will always have a home here
Sarah Nancollas, WAGGGS Chief Executive
Hannah, 19, UK
I’ve come home with more passion and drive than ever before… to go out and make a change
We are here. We are rural girls.
Read stories from rural Girl Guides and Girl Scouts about their experiences growing up in isolated communities
I want to see an inclusive society
Praise Adeyemo, 22, Nigeria
Helga, 27, Tanzania
Beliefs and traditions that undermine women should be completely eliminated.
"Girl Guiding contributes a lot to my community. We don’t just have fun; we seek solutions to problems."
"Women here face many difficulties and problems, but we remain strong"
"Guiding means being an active citizen"
Growing up as a Girl Guide is exciting
"We help our community by performing many tasks"
Rachel, 13, Barbados
In Barbados girls have the same opportunities as boys
"At Brownies I learn to help my neighbours"
Youngseo, South Korea
Girl Scouts serve my school and community
Maelle & Celine, Lebanon
"WTD is a reminder to think of others before ourselves"
"I feel proud to be a girl guide"
Heena, 18, India
"As a Guide I have been given values and ethics which have helped me to grow up and become more independent"
"Being a Brownie is really fun"
Veronica, 17, Palestine
"Guiding groups have a great, positive impact"