Author Archives: WAGGGS

Taking Action in Grenada!

The Free Being Me program was an exciting, eye opener for the 62 girls that took part in the program. Their self-esteem and the acceptance of who they are was realised. But the most rewarding part was sharing the concept … Continuado

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Scouterna launch Free Being Me

Scouterna, the Swedish Guides and Scouts have officially launched Free Being Me!   The body confidence revolution has started in Sweden. After a national training event in April, leaders across the country will be rolling out Free Being Me in their troops throughout … Continuado

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Speaking out at Women Deliver 2016

Last week WAGGGS and Dove came together to speak about Free Being Me and the importance of body confidence at the Women Deliver conference- the world’s largest global conference on the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. Angeli Siladan from … Continuado

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Free Being Me at Roverway 2016!

It is less than two months away until Roverway 2016– the largest joint WAGGGS/ WOSM gathering in Europe for Rovers and Rangers! At the pre-departure event in Tallinn, Estonia, we caught up with one of the Free Being Me facilitators, … Continuado

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KEEP CALM and be Free to Be You!

The daily update from Day 2 of Free Being Me training in Sweden: During the second day of the Free Being Me training we worked mostly with the activity pack for 7-10 year olds. The activities we tried were fun … Continuado

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Free Being Me weekend kicks off in Sweden

Day 1: Finally Free Being Me has started in Sweden! This weekend, scout leaders from all over Sweden have gathered in the archipelago of Stockholm to learn about the programme. We have gotten a deeper understanding of the activity packs and … Continuado

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‘FBM has changed lives in Korea’

To celebrate all the amazing work that our Member Organisations have been doing to bring Free Being Me to girls and boys all over the world, throughout December we will be sharing success stories from MOs who have benefitted from … Continuado

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Women in the World: Generation Girl

In October, 27 young women from WAGGGS were selected to participate in an incredible event. They were to attend the high profile Women in the World summit in London, UK, and beforehand, to participate in three days of incredible workshops, … Continuado

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Rachel’s Free Being Me story

There is a global body confidence revolution happening and Free Being Me is at the heart of it. The programme has not only boosted the body confidence of girls I’ve worked with, but it’s also changed my own life. As a … Continuado

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FBM Fun Day in Grenada!

A national Fun Day was planned by trained leaders as part of their action plan to inform, promote and involve girls and boys in practical fun activities based on the Free Being Me Program. The day began with a short certificate … Continuado

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Creative FBM workshop in Barbados

In September 2015, Girl Guides Association of Barbados held a three day Free Being Me workshop and spread the body confidence message with their peers! During this workshop the girls were able to complete all the activities within the programme.   … Continuado

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