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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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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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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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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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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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Joakim

Everybody should feel confident playing sport #FreeBeingMe #jagärscout

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Nur Afiqah Kharunnisa

I learnt that everyone is pretty but the only problem is we live in judgemental society “Spread your wings , don’t others words be burden to you”😙

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Faith

As I was growing up, people used to make fun of me, I used to get intimidated, and I was so uncomfortable. It became a challenge to me because I could not pass anywhere without anyone making a comment about … Continued

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Amy

“Go around the world and ask for happiness-and when you come back-give all the happiness you have inside.” “You really are beautiful.” “You can smile about who you are.” These were some of the word “bubble” quotes that our girls … 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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VIVIAN

I try to write a letter to a woman magazine to convince them about the story of the low self-confidence and ask them to notice the story like this. I learned to stand out and defend ourselves and we actually … 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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Pascaline

Association des Guides du Rwanda organized a camp for young leaders and compagnons from France (16-25), which took place in Gisenyi, Rubavu District, Northern Province of Rwanda, from 16-21 July 2014. The camp had the aim of reinforcing capacities of … 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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