Promise consultation now open
The Promise is guiding’s beating heart – it’s the core
expression of our values and the common standard that brings us all
together. But over the past few years we have heard from more and
more girls and Leaders who struggle with the wording, particularly
interpreting what it really means to girls today.
Girlguiding is committed to retaining a Promise that is in line
with its original principles, but we know it’s crucial that girls
and young women understand and believe in the words they say.
That’s why, in the 2012-14 Strategic Plan agreed by the Executive
Committee of Girlguiding, it was decided to invite all members as
well as other interested parties to discuss the wording of the
Promise. We know feelings are strong and wide-ranging. This is why
everyone’s opinion matters.
Girlguiding members aged 14 or over can now access the
Non-members wanting to take part in the consultation can do so
Surveys for the Rainbows, Brownies and Guides sections can be
found on their websites.
The questionnaires will be available until Sunday 3 March 2013.
Please come back to the website between those dates to share your
views with us. You can view a list of frequently asked