Girl Guiding: A Brief History, Part Three

The organisation set up by Agnes and Robert in the UK started to change from 1916 onwards. Robert had married two years before and his wife, Olave Baden-Powell, slowly took over the running of the Girl Guide Association. She soon became the new public face of Girl...

Girl Guiding: A Brief History, Part One

The 22nd February 2017 saw girls of all ages celebrate World Thinking Day as part of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). It is the one day of the year where Girl Guides and Girl Scouts all over the world think of others. We hold...

Be Prepared

  Girl Guiding has come a long way from its initial roots, when it was founded in 1909. Here in the UK, ‚ÄòGirl Guides‚Äô is comprised of Rainbows, Brownies and Guides. This includes groups of girls from ages 5-14, with...

The First Girl Guides

I’m currently working on an exhibition for Girl Museum¬†about youth groups for girls. Part of it will look at the history of girl groups, so I wanted to write a short blog post as a taster for the real thing! This post looks at how the first girl group, the Girl...

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