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MAI

We participated in the FBM Action on Body Confidence Programs on 7-8 Oct.2018 in Yamanashi,Japan. We enjoyedourselves at FBM the Action on Body Confidence program, which showed us different views on true beauty.

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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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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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Our first Action on Body Confidence workshop

Through taking part in fun and interactive activities in the Free Being Me programme, children and young people learn that body confidence and self-esteem comes from valuing their bodies, standing up to social pressures, and supporting others to be more … 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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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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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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Joakim

Everybody should feel confident playing sport #FreeBeingMe #jagärscout

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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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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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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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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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