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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 … Suite

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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 … Suite

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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 … Suite

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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 … Suite

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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 … Suite

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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? … Suite

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Mozambique challenges the Image Myth

23 young women from around Mozambique participated in a two day Free Being Me training in Maputo from 13- 14 May. Participants received the training with enthusiasm and explored the key concepts needed to deliver Free Being Me throughout Mozambique … Suite

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Action on Body Confidence Training DAY 2

From 4-6 May 2018 Action on Body Confidence training brought 42 participants from 15 countries together in Nairobi, planting the seed for participants to launch ABC in their Member Organisations. The Owl Patrol reflects on their experience of DAY 2: … Suite

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Brazil takes action!

On 24 and 25 February 2018 the National Executive Council and International Team took part in a national Action on Body Confidence training. 21 representatives from all over Brazil attended to then roll out the programme in their regions. Federação … Suite

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Jamboree17- Love, confidence & respect!

Spreading the Free Being Me message to Guides, Scouts and even the King of Sweden! Scouterna reflects on their experience of including Free Being Me in their National Jamboree:   From 5- 12 August 2017, 11,000 participants from 20 countries in … Suite

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Free Being Me comes to Camp Jumbo 2017!

The Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association has been celebrating 100 years of excellence, empowering girls and young women to be leaders in their communities with ‘Camp Jumbo’ 2017! The camp was divided into three sub-camps: Kandula, Kadol and Raja (The names are of … Suite

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Day 6 at Indonesia´s National Jamboree

In August 2016, Free Being Me came to JAMNAS, the Scouts of Indonesia´s national jamboree, reaching over 2000 participants through FBM taster sessions! Titiek Farhana, from Girl Guides Singapore tells us her experiences as a facilitator.   Day 6: AN EXTRA SPECIAL … Suite

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Uncovering the Image Myth in Indonesia

In August 2016, Free Being Me came to JAMNAS, the Scouts of Indonesia´s national jamboree, reaching over 2000 participants through FBM taster sessions! Titiek Farhana, from Girl Guides Singapore tells us her experiences as a facilitator.   Day 3: FIRST DAY … Suite

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Impressions from a Free Being Me Patrol!

52 participants came together for a three day training, in Visayas Region, Philippines. One patrol wrote their impressions in this creative Free Being Me poem…   F – FACILITATORS who are friendly, flexible and patient R – RESOURCE MATERIALS We were … Suite

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Free Being Me comes to Roverway2016!

What if we told you that your body is amazing? What if we told you that you can be your own superhero? Last week we challenged Rovers and Rangers to think differently about the way they see themselves and how … Suite

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