Documentation showing that all Girl Scouts are members of WAGGGS

Although GSUSA claims that individual girls are not members of WAGGGS, GSUSA’s own printed materials as well as local Girl Scout Council material state that as a member of GSUSA, girls are members of WAGGGS. These are a few of many, many examples. Additional examples provided on request.

WAGGGS documentation showing girls are members of WAGGGS:

http://www.wagggsworld.org/en/join_us Anyone who is a Girl Guide or a Girl Scout is automatically a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). Membership of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts means: You are part of a worldwide family of 145 countries and 10 million members - together we have the power to build a better world

http://www.wagggsworld.org/en/take_action/MDGprogrammes The MDG programme will: Raise awareness and mobilise action amongst WAGGGS’ 10 million members and 50 million community members to contribute to achieving the MDGs

WAGGGS documentation showing WAGGGS represents 10 million members

The following are a few of many of examples showing WAGGGS claims to represent 10 million girls:


GSUSA documentation showing girls are members of WAGGGS:

GSUSA Leader Guide to “Welcome to The Daisy Flower Garden” on page 24 states Daisies [the youngest GSUSA members] can receive the World Trefoil Pin to show that they are members of WAGGGS.

An image of that page can be viewed at this link: http://www.girlscoutswhynot.com/Linked%20Items/page%2024%20adult%20leader's%20guide%20Welcome%20to%20the%20Daisy%20(WAGGGS).png or the GSUSA Leader’s guide containing the statement can be provided by us on request.

Official Girl Scout website states: WAGGGS, the official umbrella organization for all 145 national Girl Guide and Girl Scout organizations in the world, has a membership of 10 million and nearly a million and a half adult volunteers. http://www.girlscouts.org/who_we_are/our_partners/affiliates/ (near the bottom of the page)

Girl Scout Leader Magazine: page 1: Girl Scouts of the USA, and every member of it, automatically belongs to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)

page 2: The World Trefoil Pin and Flag – Special Meaning For members:  The World Trefoil pin is the unifying symbol of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and is worn by members worldwide. This Leaders Magazine issue was recently removed from the GSUSA website but it can be accessed through the internet archiving website http://web.archive.org/web/20101222203300/http://girlscouts.org/for_adults/leader_magazine/2006_fall/fa06_leader_global_girl_scouting.pdf or through  100questionsforthegirlscouts.org at http://www.100questionsforthegirlscouts.org/fwi/documents/documents/GS_Magan.PDF


Local Girl Scout Council documentation showing all girls are members of WAGGGS:

Girl Scouts Heart of Pennsylvania website http://www.gshpa.org/images/vrg.pdf on page 5 under “Membership Dues” Each registered member is automatically a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), which links her/him with more than 100 countries around the world.

Girl Scouts Greater Chicago and Northern Indianahttp://www.ilcrossroads.org/files/File/WAGGGS_031610.pdf (the following statement provided on Council letterhead) Anyone who is a Girl Scout or a Girl Guide is automatically a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).

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