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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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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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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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Dominique

Our troop did the free being me badge for the month of January and are just finishing it now before valentine’s day. So our girls wanted to make valentine’s with inspirational quotes and things they thought would help spread 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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Hayley

Our Ranger Unit has been working on the Action on Body Confidence programme. As a Unit we choose to make a difference by writing positive messages for people to see when they are trying on clothes at local clothing stores. … Continued

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Who Am I? A poem from Nigeria

In June 2018, the Nigerian Girl Guides held its first national Action on Body Confidence training event. Inspired by the experience, Abule Baranimiegha, a 29 year old leader from Bayelsa state shared her thoughts in a poem:   WHO AM I? … Continued

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Michelle

Girl Scouts Troop 8392 of Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin earned their Free Being Me badge at a 2 day camp at the beginning of September and are now working to spread the word about body confidence and self esteem in their … 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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Anjana p s

Our free being me journey started from the day when I, the company leader of our group, accidentally go through WAGGGS website. We are from a rural village in Kerala, India. Most of the girls in our village don’t show … Continued

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Joakim

Everybody should feel confident playing sport #FreeBeingMe #jagärscout

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Tanner

We Bagan our Action on Body Confidence journey late in 2019 and had only one clause left to do when the pandemic struck. We were able to finish the badge in person recently, and are very happy to have completed … Continued

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Erin

My Guide unit did the Free Being Me badge 2 years ago on a camp. I really liked the ideas. In my work as a youth pastor I noticed that the girls were lacking in self esteem so decided to … Continued

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