really, Daily Mail?

What we wear should never define us, we are a person, and we are beautiful on the inside. Don’t slag off Guiding, it’s helped me to become the person that I am today, and unsurprisingly, it wasn’t my purple tabard or stripy polo shirt that had the most impact.

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One of these days, I’m going to stop reading the Daily Mail. Today’s article of rage was the one that suggested that Guides were leaving us in droves because of our “disgusting” new uniform. A new uniform for the guide section was recently announced. Like every single uniform ever issued since the dawn of time, there are bits I love, and bits I wouldn’t wear. Which might be why, as an organisation dedicated to empowering girls, we have a uniform that is so mix and match – to give girls a chance to choose?

That’s not quite the point though. The Daily Mail seems to have a giant issue with the entire of Girlguiding UK – from the fact we produce resources on self esteem and sexual health (what, you mean they’re not all out rubbing two sticks together to make fire?) to the fact that our new promise offers…

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