24 hour chat to celebrate International Women’s Day

18 February 2013

World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is celebrating International Women’ s Day by organizing a 24-hour Chat. It will take place from 10.00GMT 8 March to 10.00GMT 9 March.


Crossing eight time zones, eight young women will moderate discussions on education for girls, violence against girls and young women, decent job opportunities for young women, female leadership and girls’ and young women’s participation in development of the post 2015 agenda.

We will include your ideas and suggestions resulting from the chat in the International Day of the Girl Action Plan – our call to governments, businesses, institutions, civil society and individuals to help create “The world we want for girls”.

From India to the United Kingdom in 24 hours!

The International Day of the Girl (IDG) Ambassadors will “pass the torch” to each other after a three-hour session devoted to the most important elements identified by girls in the World we Want for Girls campaign. During each session you will have a chance to learn about the key facts on the theme, bring your perspective, share your experience and offer your solutions and recommendations, as well as listen to other experts and guest speakers. Your suggestions and recommendations will further inform the IDG Action Plan.

We will use the IDG Action Plan to approach funders to support our programmes, talk to governments about prioritising and investing in girls, work with partners to deliver holistic solutions to the issues girls are facing, develop more programmes and support more projects done by girls for girls.

Your voice counts - so join the conversation and invite your friends along too!

Read more about 24 hour chat, sessions and schedule here

Your comments

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FAIZATUL - 11 March 2013 - 3.56AM (GMT)

my mom is still involve with girl guideS ..now she is A GUIDE MOM...lm proud that lm following her footstep...love to help people...animals...love natures...

joana nemala - 10 March 2013 - 11.33AM (GMT)

i am the secritary of the region board in my organisation i love being recognised worldwide through girl guide

kaitlynn - 8 March 2013 - 2.59AM (GMT)

I became a guide this year
I love guides it is very fun

Priyanthi Hemamali Rajapaksa - 7 March 2013 - 2.51AM (GMT)

Children should be guided to respect each others Values ,not only in schools but begin from home.
Education for children starts from home and from Daycare or from Preschools where they lay their foundation for their future
Specially the Girl Guides will grow stronger and stronger .They will be the leaders of all positions. Starting from home to the society.

agustina ruiz - 20 February 2013 - 7.50PM (GMT)

I'm sharing the information with Hispanic Leaders and we will be there. Great invitation.

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