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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 ...

FRASERBURGH GIRL GOES FOR GOLD WITH DUKE OF EDINBURGH & GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND

A Girlguiding Scotland member from Fraserburgh received her Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award at the Holyrood Palace after completing a series of demanding personal challenges and adventures. Carrie Campbell Scott, 18, ...

JESS GLYNNE & STARS SHOW THEIR GIRL POWER AT GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND’S BIGGEST EVER POP CONCERT

Jess Glynne, Louisa Johnson and Pixie Lott were among the acts joining Girlguiding Scotland members for one of the biggest celebrations of girl power Scotland has ever seen.  More than 8,000 ...

DUNFERMLINE VOLUNTEER HONOURED FOR OUSTANDING SERVICE TO GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND

A Dunfermline 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. Sue Walker, a Unit Leader with ...

GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND PEER EDUCATORS HELP GET OVER 500 GIRLS TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

Girlguiding Scotland has helped more than 500 girls get talking about positive mental health as part of an innovative peer education programme. This Mental Health Awareness Week Girlguiding Scotland is celebrating ...