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Vol. 3 No.

1, April 2007 Earn the Little Magnet


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when you participate in
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and girls can do. And Theatre Badge and the 100 Treat boys
Welcome! how to help them do the
best they can.
Scouts
Voice for
all: Scouts
years of Scouting.
Congratulations to all
scouts world over, on the
and girls the
Dear reader, we bring you same way
the first issue of Scouts Whether you are a boy or and non- Centenary Celebrations!
a girl, be proud of who scouts can Message from Agnes
Voice in 2007.
you are. You are special. benefit The next Scouts Voice Mwangi, Director,
In this issue we are
from SV. A issue will be about HIV/ Gender and Communi-
scouting for solutions for
This time, Scouts Voice has boy at AIDS care and support. cation, Kenya Scouts
girls and boys to be
much fun: puzzles, Association (KSA)
treated equally. And also Musasa PS
solutions to power Michongoano and goes home Discuss issues you read
misuse. cartoons. about with your friends,
Also read about how you with a copy
of SV. teachers and parents.
Read about what boys can win the Little Magnet
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Boys and girls can Agnes Mwangi

do the same things The 1977 Constitution of the


World Organisation of
Scouting Movement urges
National Associations to
encourage girls to join
Scouting. KSA is not left out.

Many girls have joined


Scouting although we do not
know how many they are.
But we have carried out a
census and the results will
be out soon.

We are happy that many


parents are allowing their
daughters to join Scouting. I
also urge each scouts unit to
have parents on their
committee. This will help
them appreciate Scouting
more.

Through Scouting girls and


boys learn leadership skills,
lifeskills and other useful
Female scouts pitch a tent, boys cook, while girls do gymnastics during the 2006 Competitions things.

T hink about your sister, girls in your class and


community. What leadership positions do they
hold? What about boys: Do you think they are suited
and girls go in different
troops. Whether it is a boys or
girls’ troop, each member has
think. Read more about their
findings on page 2.
Scouting for Solutions (SfS)
activities help young people
make healthy choices.
for those positions? Why? What do you think would different leadership roles. How do boys and girls
happen if those positions were to be exchanged? Also, boys and girls do all share power? There are no activities for
sorts of work. Bramwel There are different sources of boys or for girls in Scouting
All these questions help us to But society through religions as believed in some patrols.
Kundu, SV journalist power that include education,
check ourselves on how we and culture has assigned Girls and boys can compete
skill and others. Do you know
look at boys and girls and different roles to girls and well. For example, the 2005
There are beliefs that girls are of a boy or girl who is in
their roles in society. boys. Zonal competitions
weaker and have to be under power? Look at your leaders.
boys. What do you think? Are they men and women? Can champions are girls from
There are natural differences Scouting teaches us that boys Kitale Academy.
boys and girls be in power or
between boys and girls and girls are equal and gives
Scouts Voice journalists who it is only boys? How is power
because they are born with them a chance to do their best. Scouting is for both girls
gathered at Kakamega in shared between boys and girls
different biological roles such and boys. I encourage more
November 2006 found out in Scouting?
as girls’ ability to bear We do the same work girls and boys to join
what other young people
children. When we go camping, boys Scouting.
Scouts Voice is a newspaper written by scouts. It is however for scouts Interviewed by Nancy
and non- scouts. Read and share what you have learnt with your friends. Wanjiru, SV journalist
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