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The Scout Association is committed to supporting all young people reach their full potential and become confident, responsible citizens. Girls have been members of The Scout Association for over 40 years, with all Sections becoming co-educational in 2007. Today, girls and women account for over 25% of the total membership and Scouting is the largest mixed youth organisation in the UK.

Read more about some of the inspirational girls and women who are already enjoying Scouting;

Co-education in Scouting means that all young people are given the opportunity understand and empathise with both girls and boys. We believe the best way to promote gender equality is to have Sections that are mixed, open to both girls and boys at all levels.

Scouting become fully co-education on 1st January 2007.


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