It’s time to change the story.
16 Days of Activism 2017: On International Volunteer Day, Ana María Mideros calls for a safe world for every girl
Violence impacts every part of life
16 Days of Activism 2017: Violence impacts how we dress, how we act and where we go
Rebuilding a life with the Girl Guides
16 Days of Activism: “I lost my business, my reputation and my self-esteem”
Connecting charities and supporters
The amazing app designed and built by a Girl Scout connecting charities with its volunteers
Give girls an education
Ana Maria Mideros blogs about why girls deserve to go to school
Girl Guides speak out for #IDG2017
Meet the Girl Guides of Rwanda breaking barriers to education!
When I think of education, I think of…
Across Rwanda, girls can face barriers when it comes to getting an education. With the support of the Girl Guides, girls are finding ways to return to their school with the knowledge they won’t be left behind. Here, girls reveal what object represents education to them…
Violence, early pregnancy, sugar daddies - growing up as a 12-year-old girl guide in rural Rwanda
Girls Scouts in Tunisia tackle extremism
Les Scouts Tunisiens is combatting extremism and promoting tolerance through an innovative grassroots project...
Tunisian Girls Scouts fight for equality
Girl Guides and Girl Scouts share their experiences of what it’s like to grow up in Tunisia – and reveal why they’re committed to combatting violence, sexism and extremism…
YESS Girls can change lives
Gorreth, 22, Uganda
Helping girls to love their bodies more
Writer Louise Kirby blogs about what Free Being Me has taught her and her daughter about body confidence...
Youth participation is a right!
Ruby is a Girl Guide Leader from New Zealand. She is currently in New York, attending the UN’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development…
Making the SDGs mainstream
Angeli is a volunteer with the Girl Scouts of the Philippines. She is in New York taking part in the UN’s High-Level Political Forum…
First aid, campfires & the president
Last week, our World Board Chair Nicola Grinstead travelled to Tunisia with João Armando Gonçalves, Chairperson of the World Scout Committee. Here's what happened...
I deserve to be a leader
Syrian Girl Guide Leader Rim, explains how the war affected her country, the impact its had on her life and why championing girls' rights is so important to her...
Body confidence breakthrough
Girl Guide Leaders from Syria recently travelled to Sudan, joining fellow Girl Guides to train over 70 leaders on Free Being Me – a joint programme from WAGGGS and Dove, focused on empowering girls with the body confidence and the freedom to be themselves.
Our dreams shouldn't be destroyed by war
Arriving in a new country after war broke out in Syria, Girl Guiding provided 13 year old Joumana much-needed joy and laughter
World Refugee Day 2017
Anita Tiessen is inspired by the young people building a brighter, more tolerant world for refugees
My life as a refugee Guide in Chad
Fleeing the war in the Central African Republic in 2002, Clarisse and her family sought refuge in Southern Chad. Her Guide unit offered friendship, support and skill development that transformed her life.
Why girls must be proud of periods
WAGGGS' YESS Girls Movement is educating boys and girls about why periods are something to proud of and why myths associated with menstruation must be banished.
Never place boundaries on your dreams
Ravina, 25, is part of the Bharat Scouts & Guides and a National Archery Player, based in Delhi, India. Drawing inspiration from her family and the Girl Guide Movement, she’s determined to put a stop to violence…
There's still a way for girls to go
Girl Guide Harini, 18, from India, girls are starting to gain small freedoms, but there's still work to be done
Why girls and women are valuable
WAGGGS Advocacy Manager, Jean-Ann Ndow, shares her story about why she wants to put a stop to violence
Why I want to rebuild my country
Girl Scout, Subi, reveals how her training is helping her support survivors of Nepal earthquake
Girl Scout supports earthquake survivors
Why Nepal Girl Scout Rina Shrestha put the needs of young women first
I’m ready to run!
Rob Pyke is all set to run the London Marathon for WAGGGS on Sunday 23 April
Why we still need to care about Chibok
Joyce Sambo, 21, from Nigeria, reveals how she felt when she heard about the Chibok kidnapping nd why Girl Guides in Nigeria rallied together to make their voices heard
Surviving the Rwandan genocide
"For many years I did not want to talk about it," reveals Alphonsine Kabagabo, who opens up about how she rebuilt her life after the Rwanda genocide.
We have potential to change the world!
Eshi shares her experience at the Helen Storrow Seminar 2017
Girl Guides and Girl Scouts pen letters
Ten excerpts from letters written by Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world
Why body confidence matters
Why girls must be given the opportunity to develop body confidence
My first marathon
Unilever's Financial Director Robert Pyke runs his first marathon for WAGGGS
Girl Scout rocks ECOSOC
Emma Brushaber, 18, USA
The price of not valuing gender equality
Anita Tiessen, CEO
CSW - A whirlwind of a week
Youth delegation speaks out at Commission on Status of Women