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NIVEHTHAA

The title of my action project is ‘Build Awareness On Body Confidence During Yoga Session’. The reason I chose yoga for my project is that many people avoid fitness workouts because they worry about their appearance. People are programmed in … Continued

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Thankful for Free Being Me

My name is Amina Asghar. I am a student in the 7th grade in Hafizabad, Pakistan. I have been disabled since birth which means I am unable to fully participate at school and extra-curricular activities. In my daily life I … Continued

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Maryam

It was amazing how saying nice things about other people can lift their body confidence. We wrote nice things to each and everyone in the group about their body, personality and their ability in doing something that we find amazing. … Continued

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Kei Li

I posted some post and videos about body confidence on my social media account. It was truly an amazing experience to actually advocate my friends on body confidence “Feeling beautiful has nothing to do with what you look like” – … Continued

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Guides in SA hold body confidence photo shoot

Group Leader Segomotso and her guiding group, The Kgato Girl Guides Unit, took part in the Action on Body Confidence programme by holding activities including a swim suit photoshoot to celebrate body diversity… We asked Segomotso to tell us more … Continued

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Yi Jing

We focused on Action on Body Confidence as part of our Guides to highlight the impossible standards of beauty portrayed in media. The media portrays beauty in a very unrealistic and idealistic way in order to make people feel that … Continued

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Surya Hanim

I joined ABC Online Programme and one of the activities was to run a project to advocate people about body confidence. My students were the lucky ones to be in my project. They were chosen because from my observation, the … Continued

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Shaveena

During Action Body Confidence (ABC) program which was done in Malaysia as part of the WAGGGS Online Workshop, I learned many things such as the image myth, why we are more than just our looks, the body confidence issues that … Continued

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saori

A hot summer evening, about 20 girls dressing Yukata participated FBM session. Brownies (G1-3) and Junior scouts (G4-6) sat down togather in a circle. They were all nervous at first time, but gradually they showed smile and joined this session … Continued

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Guides in Pakistan take over the radio!

When Riffat and her group completed the Action on Body Confidence programme, they had a brilliant idea for their Action Project. We interviewed the troop from Quetta, Baluchistan to find out more…   1) What was the aim of your … Continued

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SHWATHI

I spoke for about 15 minutes on Image Myth, Body Confidence and Root of The Problem. The session with my classmates was very good as many of them really understood the meaning of true beauty. Many were asking questions about … Continued

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Giving girls confidence in Ireland

Helen Hartnett is a Brownie and Guide leader in the Kildare area, Ireland and has successfully delivered the Free Being Me programme to girls aged 7 to 10 and 11 to 14. She talks about her experience as a mother … Continued

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