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PRESS STATEMENT: 14.06.2017: GIRL GUIDES South Africa RESPONDS TO KNYSNA FIRES AND CAPE TOWN FLOODS

19.06.2017
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In response to the effects of last week’s inclement weather around Cape Town and the devastating fires in Knysna, GIRL GUIDES South Africa have rallied around all their members for disaster relief items.

 

“The families affected by these unfortunate events need our humanitarian assistance,” says Zine Madyibi, GIRL GUIDES South Africa Chief Commissioner.   “The losses run deep –families have died, homes were destroyed, household items and livelihoods have been lost – some people are left with only the clothes on their back, and their future looks bleak”.

 

“We thank the GIRL GUIDES South Africa ladies who have joined […]

“STOP THE VIOLENCE” PRESS STATEMENT 22/05/2017: GIRL GUIDES South Africa Condemns Violence Against Girls and Women

19.06.2017
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In the wake of numerous cases of young women in our country being abused, attacked and killed gruesomely in the past month, the leadership of GIRL GUIDES South Africa have added their voice in publicly condemning these cruel acts against defenceless women.

 

“As an organisation dedicated to empowering and guiding women to be better citizens, it is our duty to ensure that all girls and women are protected from any form of ill-treatment and harm”, says Zine Madyibi, GIRL GUIDES South Africa Chief Commissioner.  Madyibi went on to pass on the Organisation’s condolences to all families whose […]

Happy Thinking Day

22.02.2017
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Thinking Day 2017

21.02.2017
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Celebrated since 1926, World Thinking Day is a day of international friendship, speaking out on issues that affect girls and young women, and fundraising for 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world.

In 2017, we would like to grow the World Thinking Day celebrations, and invite more girls and young women around the world to experience what it means to be part of the Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting Movement! The World Thinking Day Challenge for 2017 will be a journey of growth, supporting Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting groups as we introduce our Movement to new […]