New guidelines from Girlguiding state that transgender children and leaders are welcome in the organisation in a move to support anyone who identifies as a girl or woman.
The 107-year-old organisation now officially opens its doors to those who were assigned male at birth but self-identify as female.
The guidelines state that children from the age of five can join Rainbows, Brownies and Girl Guides if they identify as female.
In addition, transgender women are able to undertake leadership roles within the clubs, including the esteemed role of Brown Owl. More