Author Archives: WAGGGS

Impressions from a Free Being Me Patrol!

52 participants came together for a three day training, in Visayas Region, Philippines. One patrol wrote their impressions in this creative Free Being Me poem…   F – FACILITATORS who are friendly, flexible and patient R – RESOURCE MATERIALS We were … Continued

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Taking Action in Grenada!

The Free Being Me program was an exciting, eye opener for the 62 girls that took part in the program. Their self-esteem and the acceptance of who they are was realised. But the most rewarding part was sharing the concept … Continued

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Scouterna launch Free Being Me

Scouterna, the Swedish Guides and Scouts have officially launched Free Being Me!   The body confidence revolution has started in Sweden. After a national training event in April, leaders across the country will be rolling out Free Being Me in their troops throughout … Continued

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Speaking out at Women Deliver 2016!

Last week WAGGGS and Dove came together to speak about Free Being Me and the importance of body confidence at the Women Deliver conference- the world’s largest global conference on the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. Angeli Siladan from … Continued

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Free Being Me at Roverway 2016!

It is less than two months away until Roverway 2016– the largest joint WAGGGS/ WOSM gathering in Europe for Rovers and Rangers! At the pre-departure event in Tallinn, Estonia, we caught up with one of the Free Being Me facilitators, … Continued

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Dear Editor of the Lesotho Times…

Lesotho Girl Guides Association hosts a Free Being Me training for 14 leaders under 25, inspiring young women to pass on the Free Being Me message with girls in their units. Here’s what one participant wrote to challenge the Image Myth.   … Continued

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