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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, ...

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 ...

FEMALE LEADERS BACK GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND’S CALL TO END THE SEXIST COVERAGE PUTTING GIRLS OFF POLITICS

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Girlguiding Scotland members are calling for change after new research shows sexist coverage is putting girls off politics. The charity is calling for media to: Stop talking about politicians’ appearances and ...

GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND RESPONDS TO DAILY MAIL’S ‘LEGSIT’ FRONT COVER

As the leading charity for girls and young women in Scotland we were disappointed to see two of the United Kingdom’s most influential politicians being reduced to their ‘legs’ in ...

QUEEN’S NEW YEAR HONOUR FOR INSPIRING GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND VOLUNTEER

A Glasgow-based Girlguiding Scotland volunteer has been recognised in The Queen’s New Year Honours for her work supporting girls and young women for more than 50 years. Alison Spurway, Vice President of Girlguiding ...

Girlguiding Scotland’s WOWwoman campaign backed by First Minister

  First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, trail-blazing Formula One driver Susie Wolff, and Scottish Women’s Football captain Gemma Fay are among inspiring backers of Girlguiding Scotland’s new WOWwoman campaign which aims to ...

Girlguiding Scotland calls for action to stop low body confidence hitting girls’ wellbeing – Eating Disorder Week 2016

Girlguiding Scotland is calling for action to stop low body confidence taking a toll on girls’ wellbeing, during Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Girlguiding’s 2015 Girls’ Attitudes Survey showed that worries over ...

FGM a violation of human rights

Girlguiding Scotland is speaking out against female genital mutilation (FGM) ahead of the UN’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM on Saturday . Through the World Association of ...