Tell the Girl Scouts: Don't Partner with Barbie

"Girl Scouts should be a safe place for girls to be who they are and not be fed images of corporate falsehoods on who they should be."  -- Christie Parker, Troop Leader

The Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the world’s largest girls’ leadership development organization, received $2 million from Mattel to promote Barbie to young girls. The partnership includes a Barbie-branded website and the first ever commercialized participation patch for Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies.

Holding Barbie up as a role model for young girls is harmful and undermines the GSUSA’s vital mission “build girls of courage, confidence, and character.” Please join CCFC & Center for a New American Dream in urging GSUSA’s CEO Anna Marie Chavez to end this partnership and focus on providing enriching experiences for girls that foster healthy development.*

Learn more: http://www.commercialfreechildhood.org/action/girlscoutsbarbie



This petition has a goal of 5000 signatures
1-25 of 5050 signatures
Number Date Name Location
5050 1 minute ago Nicole Hapeman NH
5049 7 hours ago mahoney la pierre middleburg, VA as a former girl scout i am so disappointed.
5048 8 hours ago Anonymous
5047 9 hours ago Corey McKrill
5046 9 hours ago Diana Waldron FL I never thought I'd see GSA shilling for Mattel and their distorted ideal of female beauty. How disappointing.
5045 10 hours ago Elizabeth Brunette Londonderry, NH
5044 10 hours ago Vanessa Williams Bethlehem, PA Just confirming why I would never want my daughter involved in the Girl Scouts.
5043 11 hours ago Sarah Palmer Albany , CA
5042 11 hours ago Jacquelyn Weinbrenner Long Beach, NY
5041 11 hours ago Cheryl Honigford IL
5040 11 hours ago Carmel Ammon-Mulloli
5039 11 hours ago Laura Close Seattle, WA Silver Scout '98. Mother of upcoming girl scout, or maybe not?!
5038 11 hours ago Kate Ahern Haverhill, MA Gold Award 1993. I will NEVER support a GSUSA that partners with Barbie.
5037 17 hours ago KRISTIN ROBBINS KY Girls need healthy role models, not ones that are a Plastic Surgeon's dream! Sending a bad message to young ladies! Keep Girl Scouts away from Barbie.
See www.stopobjectification.com. Women...
5036 20 hours ago Dana Jones Myself and my three daughters will no longer be Girl Scouts and we won't buy your cookies. Wrong direction for women and girls when more than ever girls need powerful role models.
5035 1 day ago Anonymous Goleta, CA If you cared a fig about our girls, you wouldn't dare partner with Mattel to promote Barbie.
5034 1 day ago Ann Kaplan
5033 1 day ago Anonymous I am dumbfounded.... finding myself wrestling with the decision about whether to keep my daughter in Girl Scouts.
5032 1 day ago Mandy Manley Saint Louis, MO
5031 2 days ago Catherine Kosora Kurtistown, HI
5030 2 days ago Ann Oshiro-Kauwe Volcano, HI
5029 2 days ago Anonymous
5028 3 days ago Anonymous Odessa, TX What next ...why not make a Playboy Bunny Barbie
5027 1 week ago Anonymous Mesa, AZ
5026 2 weeks ago Anonymous Ft Meade, MD
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