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Girl Scouts remains girl-focused

 

October 13, 2017



BILLINGS, MONTANA – Following the announcement by Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to open its programs to girls, Girl Scouts remains committed to and believes strongly in the importance of the all-girl, girl-led, and girl-friendly environment.

Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming (GSMW) CEO, Sally J. Leep believes the decision by Boy Scouts of America is unfortunate and a disservice to girls.

Research indicates single-gender settings, compared to coeducational settings, help lessen the impact of gender stereotypes that can dictate the activities and subjects children choose to pursue, help ch...



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