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GENDER INEQUALITY CASTS SHADOW OVER GIRLS’ FUTURE, NEW RESEARCH FINDS

Girlguiding Scotland, the leading charity for girls and young women in the country, has released new research revealing what it’s like to be a girl in Scotland today The survey found ...

GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND APPEALS FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP INSPIRE 8,000 GIRLS

Volunteers are needed across Scotland to help more girls join in the fun and adventure of Girlguiding and tackle the charity’s waiting list With around 8,000 girls across the country currently ...

EQUIPPING GIRLS TO TAKE ON THE WORLD: GIRLGUIDING ANNOUNCES ALL NEW BADGES AND ACTIVITIES AS PART OF BIGGEST EVER REVAMP

Girlguiding has undergone the biggest ever overhaul in the charity’s history, revamping its iconic badges and activities to create a programme for #EveryGirl Over 50,000 girls were involved in shaping the ...

SCOTLAND’S LEADING FEMALE POLITICIANS BACK GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND & WOMEN 50:50’S NEW CAMPAIGN TO EMPOWER GIRLS TO LEAD

Girlguiding Scotland, the leading charity for girls in Scotland, has joined forces with leading equality campaign group Women 50:50 to launch Citizen Girl, a new initiative to inspire the next ...

GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS AS THOUSANDS OF GIRLS ON WAITING LIST TO JOIN

Girlguiding Scotland is calling for more volunteers to help empower the next generation of girls and tackle the charity’s waiting list of more than 7,000 girls age 5 and up. Girlguiding ...

MONTROSE VOLUNTEER HONOURED FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND

A Montrose woman who has helped thousands of girls to grow in confidence and realise their potential has received Girlguiding’s top honour for her outstanding service. Carol Edwards was presented with a ...

DUNOON VOLUNTEER HONOURED FOR OUSTANDING SERVICE TO GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND

A Dunoon woman who has helped thousands of girls to grow in confidence and realise their potential has received Girlguiding’s top honour for her outstanding service. Elaine Kelly received her Laurel ...

GENDER STEREOTYPES IMPACTING BEHAVIOUR OF GIRLS AS YOUNG AS SEVEN

Research released today by Girlguiding reveals girls and young women are encountering gender stereotypes in all areas of their lives – online, on TV, in films, newspapers, from their peers, ...

Over a third of girls say the pressure to live the perfect life online is affecting their wellbeing

More than a third of girls feel pressure to showcase the ‘perfect’ life online, new research by Girlguiding reveals 35 per cent of girls aged 11-21 say comparing themselves to others ...

GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND MEMBERS JOIN THE CAMPAIGN TO END PERIOD POVERTY

Girlguiding Scotland members have joined the campaign to end period poverty in Scotland. The leading charity for girls and young women in Scotland is backing the call to ensure no-one is ...