Guides

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Social media pressures 'driving up exam stress in girls'
Ahead of GCSE results, Girlguiding warns of expectation to post online and schools seeking acclaim

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

20, Aug, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Scouting for girls gives group its biggest boost in years
Nearly a third of beavers, cubs and scouts are now female after Baden Powell’s boy-only rule was dropped in 2007

Rob Walker

16, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Joyce Scroxton obituary
Other lives: Energetic voluntary worker who became a leading figure in the YWCA organisation worldwide

Jeremy Scroxton

03, Jun, 2019 @12:30 PM

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Foul! Girls want to play football and rugby – so why are schools still not letting them?
Girlguiding is about to launch a campaign to make more school sports available to girls. I wish it had been there for me

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

28, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Mother drops action against woman who said she 'mutilated' trans daughter
Susie Green withdraws police complaint against Catholic commentator over ‘misinformation’ fears

Amelia Hill

20, Mar, 2019 @4:27 PM

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A letter to... my Guide leader
‘I got my first-aid badge. We learned mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Then, 30 years later...’ The letter you always wanted to write

Anonymous

05, Jan, 2019 @6:45 AM

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Transphobia almost cost my daughter her life. I salute the Guides’ inclusivity | Susie Green
The Girlguiding policy of allowing transgender girls to join them should be celebrated, not criticised, says Susie Green, chief executive of Mermaids UK

Susie Green

04, Oct, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Girlguiding defends transgender policy after criticism
Leaders say being transgender does not make someone more of a safeguarding risk

Sarah Marsh

26, Sep, 2018 @7:29 AM

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Girl Guides defend controversial new deal with British army
Petition launched after members claim partnership with military runs counter to the Guides’ peace ethos

Jamie Doward

08, Sep, 2018 @3:00 PM

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Entertaining the telephone operator | Brief letters
Brief letters: Guide badges | Phone eavesdropping | 2CVs | Drying the washing | Stockpiling food

Letters

31, Jul, 2018 @5:01 PM

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Guides always learnt real survival skills | Letters
Letters: Some of our ideas wouldn’t have gone amiss in those Thai caves, writes Naomi Clayton – while Pearl Norman remembers Agnes Baden-Powell

Letters

29, Jul, 2018 @4:51 PM

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Guides overhaul includes mindfulness and vlogging badges
Members reshape movement in £3m update that offers 100 new badges and 700 activities

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, Jul, 2018 @11:01 PM

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