Tag Archives: International Women’s Day

Pamela Rice: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word

Nesta Ashworth is the kind of hero that girls today would have no problem relating to. In the early 1900s, she saved her pocket money to buy an axe and build a fort in the woods with her friends. When … Continue reading

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Women are scientists, too

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada is bursting with pride to mark International Women’s Day today. It’s a powerful opportunity to to celebrate the trailblazing difference girls and women around the world are making. Most of my friends will tell … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women and Girls

With International Women’s Day and Week comes a myriad of media coverage about gender equality and girls/women’s issues. While ever-changing equality statistics may boggle the mind, what’s clear is that there is work to be done… …and Girl Guides are … Continue reading

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Special Message: Girls Rights Matter! Celebrating International Women’s Day

A special Message from The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister for Status of Women Hey Girl Guides of Canada! Thank you for letting me contribute to your blog on this very special occasion, the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day. As … Continue reading

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Why Female Mentors Matter

Great leaders come from all walks of life. They are IT gurus, teachers, police officers, speech therapists, soldiers, foresters, and photographers. They share their expertise, interests and life experience; they inform and inspire. And for girls, being mentored by women … Continue reading

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Pretty Powerful Princesses

I think it makes sense that little girls want to be princesses. It seems like a pretty sweet deal, if you think about it: you’re pretty, you get fun clothes, you have great snacks, and you have people to boss … Continue reading

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