Him 'n Her - A Handbook on Scouting and Equal Opportunity for Boys and Girls

“Research shows that differences within a particular gender are in many ways greater than differences between the genders themselves.”1) But our society, at least on a subconscious level, is still built upon values giving men a position of greater worth and importance than women. We must concentrate our efforts upon the elimination of these values of inequality. In order to see and understand patterns of behaviour, it is often necessary to make generalizations.

Policy on Girls and Boys, Women and Men within the Scout Movement - 1999

Through this policy of WOSM and within the framework of its Mission, and without prejudice to the
sovereignty of each National Association in determining its membership
policy, the Scout Movement declares its commitment:
• to the fulfilment of its educational purpose: to contribute to the
education of young people, females and males, as equals and on
the basis of the needs and aspirations of each individual;
• to the principles of equal opportunities and equal partnership
between females and males, both within Scouting and in society as

Girls and Young Women in the 21st Century: A call to action

Throughout the world gender discrimination and stereotyping limit the full development and participation of girls and young women, as well as boys and young men. Until all girls receive the same opportunities as their male counterparts, their fundamental human rights are denied and the conditions for sustainable human development are unfulfilled. It is vital for the future that girls and young women grow up to become leaders in their families, and communities ; and, increasingly, in the workplace and in society.

Children and Young People Participating in Decision Making - A Call for Action

The Alliance of Youth Executive Officers (the Alliance), represents a membership of over 100 million young people. Together with UNICEF they form a partnership with substantial practical experience in helping children and young people to fully participate in society. They recognize an obligation to enable children and young people to engage with civil society to find solutions to today’s problems and not to wait until tomorrow to address them.

Prepared to - POSTER

This promotional poster will help your National Scout Organization to promote Scouting. You may request for the master printer files by emailing the World Scout Bureau at (email address).

POSTER World Scouting Brand

This promotional poster will help your National Scout Organization to promote the key messages of the World Scouting brand. You may request for the master printer files by emailing the World Scout Bureau at (email address).

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