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FGM a violation of human rights – Girlguiding Scotland

Girlguiding Scotland is speaking out against female genital mutilation (FGM) today to mark UN’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. Through the World Association of Girl ...

Teenagers tell The Sun ‘Listen to us and cover up Page 3’ – Girlguiding Scotland

Teenage Girlguiding Scotland members Isla Whateley, 18, and Hannah Brisbane, 17, have sent a letter to The Sun today (Tuesday 27 January 2015) expressing their sadness that their voices are ...

Return of page 3 ‘disappointing’ – Girlguiding Scotland

Girlguiding Scotland is very disappointed by the news today (Thursday 22 January 2015) that The Sun has shown a topless model on page 3. Girlguiding Scotland’s Chief Executive Denise Spence said: “We ...

Girlguiding Scotland celebrates Democracy Day

More MSPs must put girls and young women’s issues at the heart of their election campaigning, says Girlguiding Scotland this Democracy Day (20 January 2015). Girlguiding Scotland is backing Girlguiding’s Girls ...

Page 3 u-turn a step in right direction – Girlguiding Scotland

Girlguiding Scotland has welcomed the news today (Tuesday 20 January 2015) that The Sun has decided to no longer feature topless models on page 3. Girlguiding Scotland’s Chief Executive Denise ...

Girlguiding Scotland calls for action after new findings show sexual harassment ‘normal’

Girlguiding Scotland is calling on politicians to act to end sexual bullying as new UK-wide Girlguiding research released today (Tuesday 2 December 2014) reveals girls are growing up with sexual ...

Glasgow guiding member tackles Secretaries of State on FGM

A teenage Girlguiding Scotland member from Jordanhill, Glasgow, met International Development Secretary Justine Greening and Home Secretary Theresa May at a global conference to tackle FGM and child marriage on ...

Young Falkirk woman has trip of a lifetime to The Gambia with Girlguiding

A Girlguiding Scotland member from Falkirk has returned from the trip of a lifetime to The Gambia where she led a team of young women taking action for the local ...

Young Edinburgh woman ready to take the lead after earning Girlguiding’s ultimate honour

A Girlguiding Scotland member from Edinburgh is poised to make her mark on the next generation of leaders after earning the charity’s highest accolade – the Queen’s Guide Award. Jessica Walker, ...

Edinburgh volunteer honoured for outstanding service to guiding

An Edinburgh woman has been honoured for her outstanding service to Girlguiding Scotland with the prestigious Laurel Award. Margaret Winter, a Leader with the 215th Edinburgh Rainbows and Scottish Guiding Development ...