Girl Guides and Girl Scouts all over “the worlds” are writing strong a letter addressed to share their hopes, ambitions and panics for the future. The notes are part of awareness-raising campaigns by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts inspiring members to write about issues affecting them.
From Syria to the Philippines, young women around the world have put pen to paper sharing its own experience of growing up and the difficulties they face, and their hopes for change.
‘People are the same , no matter how we look’
A 12 -year-old unnamed Girl Guide from Greece shared her experience of carrying on business as succour work with refugees.
“In the last few months a great number of people have come to my country during their travel to a better place in order to build a brand-new life away from the battle, ” she wrote. “People are the same , no matter how we gape or what communication we speak.”
‘I am worried about my future’
“Being a girl who is growing up in Greece is quite pleasant but it’s also difficult. First of all I am proud that my country has numerous scientists, but at this time in Greece, due to the economic crisis I am worried about my future, ” wrote Konstantina, 16.
‘Girls should feel what it’s like to be strong’
22-year-old Zain from Syria shared her hope for other women to appear in charge of their lives.
“Girls all around the world should feel what it’s like to be strong, to stand up for your the same rights and notions and to be in charge of their lives, ” she wrote. “Here in your country and all around the world, daughters should have this superpower and take control for their destinies.”
‘Breaking impediments with each step’
“Pakistani daughters do not just contact for the stars, they determinedly work towards achieving their aims and undermining impediments with every step, ” wrote Laiba from Pakistan.
‘Growing up in Liberia is so hard’
“Growing up in Liberia is so hard but with the assistance of direct we ascertain to smile under all rigors, ” wrote Chimweh from Liberia.
“With guiding you learn how to be a friend to all and respect every other culture. Numerous daughters in my institution and society have learned so much from steering and scouting as well.”
‘Girls grow up imagining their minds are not as important as boys”
“In spheres, daughters grow up imagining their minds are not as important as boys’ and because of that they do not try to speak up. But this is changing continuously, ” wrote 14 -year-old Tata in Georgia.