Your stories

Be part of the body confidence revolution!

Inspire and challenge others, tell the world about you/your group’s stories, ideas, actions and shout-outs. You could…

  • Tell us how you became “Free Being Me”
  • Share what your group thinks a world would be like if no young person were worried about who they were or how they looked
  • Use lots of photos and videos to make your stories come to life!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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