Megan Hunt, New Zealand
"Running long distances has always been something I hated, I just believed it was something I couldn’t do – so wouldn’t try. But then WAGGGS was looking for runners so I signed on."
Renee Kroner, USA
"Both the triumphs and failures that I experienced at the Chalet taught me to how to be unapologetically myself in a way I didn’t know was possible. That is why I am running for the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts."
Heather Ponting-Bather, UK
I’m thrilled to be taking part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon in 2018 as this year I will be celebrating two other landmarks – my 40th birthday and 10 years service as a leader with Girlguiding UK."
I want to see an inclusive society
Praise Adeyemo, 22, Nigeria
Helga, 27, Tanzania
Beliefs and traditions that undermine women should be completely eliminated.
Veronica, 17, Palestine
"Guiding groups have a great, positive impact"
Heena, 18, India
"As a Guide I have been given values and ethics which have helped me to grow up and become more independent"
"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"
"Being a Brownie is really fun"
"Guiding means being an active citizen"
Growing up as a Girl Guide is exciting
"I feel proud to be a girl guide"
Maelle & Celine, Lebanon
"WTD is a reminder to think of others before ourselves"
Youngseo, South Korea
Girl Scouts serve my school and community
"We help our community by performing many tasks"
"At Brownies I learn to help my neighbours"
Rachel, 13, Barbados
In Barbados girls have the same opportunities as boys