Diversity and Inclusion

Youth Reps taking part in CSW68

Gender-based violence is more common than you think. One in three women and girls will experience it in their lifetime, making it one of the most widespread – and frequently underreported – human rights violations in the world.

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Overture is a European network dedicated to diversity in Scouting and Guiding, an informal network of those who are working on diversity issues in their respective organisations.

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Princess Sama joins Scout volunteers during Haj pilgrimage
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In Saudi Arabia, more than 150 Girls in Scouting recently joined fellow Boy Scouts and male Rover Scouts in a united volunteer effort to support the massive effort of serving pilgrims and guiding guests during Al-Haj season.

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Overture Diversity Network for Guiding and Scouting

Overture is a European network dedicated to diversity in Scouting and Guiding, an informal network of those who are working on diversity issues in their respective associations. It is a forum for sharing good practice across the region and encourages...

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On April 26, 2022, an alliance was signed to promote and develop joint actions that support the execution of activities in favor of people with and without intellectual disabilities at the national level in Venezuela, to create opportunities in all...

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The impacts of a global pandemic have been felt by everyone, but they have been particularly hard-hitting for girls and young women.

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Accessibility and inclusion matter to Scouts because they're integral to creating a better world! The 4th Crosby Beaver Scouts in the United Kingdom are committed to making their group and community more accessible to people of various needs. Earlier...

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Every year, Norwegian Scouts and Guides sew rainbow badges on their uniforms, put on rainbow scarves and participate in LGBTQ+ Pride parades across the country. Pride has been named “the year’s most important Scout trip” and connects Scouts of all...

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The European Scout Region organised an energetic and dynamic series of online gatherings throughout the month of May 2020. A group of regional volunteers, committee and WSB staff members co-created a compelling calendar of events. The calendar...

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Truly, a gentle and kind words are sweet as honey and good for the souls. Over 500 heart-warming messages from Scouts and non-Scouts from Bangladesh, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, The General Association...

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