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Confidence = Beauty in New Zealand!

GirlGuiding New Zealand’s recent survey of 4000 Kiwi girls showed almost half of 16-year-old’s felt pressure to look good. The Free Being Me Programme has helped GirlGuiding NZ to educate young woman about some of the image myths surrounding the … Continued

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Mozambique challenges the Image Myth

23 young women from around Mozambique participated in a two day Free Being Me training in Maputo from 13- 14 May. Participants received the training with enthusiasm and explored the key concepts needed to deliver Free Being Me throughout Mozambique … Continued

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My Body Shaming Experience

Tosan, a young woman from Nigeria tells us about her battles with her appearance and how Free Being Me boosted her self-confidence: I was body shamed as a child. My biggest embarrassment was my lip size. My family, relatives, and … Continued

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Daba

In Nigeria we have had several training sessions for different categories specifically the adult leaders who are teachers in schools. This training at Rivers State Girl Guides Headquarters took place on 9th of September 2016. The teachers were glad because their … Continued

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Ana Katherine

We worked on the “Free being Me Wall” activity where the little ones drew what they considered good descriptions about the person sitting next to them. We all talked about the positive qualities in our friends, parents and leaders. We didn’t only … Continued

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Aleiisa Villegas

Bonita o fea? Hace rato, mientras leía y pasaba mi tiempo en Internet me encontré con una publicación de un periódico en el que daba a entender que las mujeres ¨bonitas ¨ no pueden conseguir el amor fácilmente, porque los … Continued

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Girl Guides of Squad 22, Syria make and share the change!

Check out our video!  قامت فرقة المرشدات بالفرقة #22 بإنهاء برنامج #حرة #لأكون #أنا و خلال البرنامج رأت المشاركات التغيير #رؤية #التغيير و قاموا بالتخطيط له #تخطيط #التغيير و قاموا بإحداثه و مشاركته #إحداث #التغيير و #مشاركة #التغيير من خلال … Continued

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Action Project planning at Ranger camp, Japan

Girl Scouts of Japan was held the national ranger camp from 5th to 8th of August inTogakushi Girl Scout center. This camp theme was “Free being me”.We discussed “Image Myth”and realized inner beauty. 29 ranger scouts divided into four group … Continued

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Action on Body Confidence Training DAY 2

From 4-6 May 2018 Action on Body Confidence training brought 42 participants from 15 countries together in Nairobi, planting the seed for participants to launch ABC in their Member Organisations. The Owl Patrol reflects on their experience of DAY 2: … Continued

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Jime

El Libre de ser Yo es una puerta a un mundo increíble, donde las niñas y jóvenes comienzan a entender la importancia de respetarse, valorar y amarse. El aprendizaje es compartido con su entorno, y eso hace la experiencia muchas … Continued

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