Saturday, March 13, 2010


Conduct Guidelines
•Girls must be escorted to the meeting venue by a parent or guardian
•Girls should not be left at the meeting venue without ensuring that the Leader is present.
•Girls should be collected immediately after the meeting ends at the venue, as the Leaders’ responsibility officially ends at the stated finishing time.
•Punctuality is expected and an excuse should be sent if the girl is unable to attend.
•Uniform should be worn for all meetings unless otherwise stated.
•Subscriptions to Unit and Annual Membership must be paid when due.
•A reasonable standard of behaviour, including respect for leaders and each other, is expected of all guides
•Girls must abide by the Guide Promise and Law and the aims and principles of guiding
•Girls must treat everyone with respect
•Girls must adhere to the non taking of drugs and not smoking
•Girls must behave in such a way to bring credit to themselves and the organisation
•Girls must respect everyone’s right to privacy
•Girls must recognise that physical, sexual or verbal abuse, bullying, tormenting or ridicule is unacceptable behaviour
•Girls have the right to be themselves and to resist gender stereotypes-stereotypes that limit their right to be themselves
•Girls have the right to express themselves with originality and enthusiasm-“people don’t think girls are good leaders”
•Girls have the right to take risks, to strive freely and to take pride in success-
•Girls have the right to accept and appreciate their bodies- they experience stereotypes that limit their right to accept and appreciate their bodies.
•Girls have the right to have confidence in themselves and to be safe in the world
•Girls should not be under a lot of pressure to please everyone.
•Girls have the right to prepare for interesting work and economic independence

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