Breaking Gender Barriers

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Kamala Harris is not the only woman shattering gender boundaries. A group of girls in Texas are set to become the first female Eagle Scouts.

Eagle Scout is the highest achievement in the BSA, formerly the Boy Scouts of America. The youth organization started allowing girls to join in 2019 and some tough gals got right to work, earning their way to the highest ranks, one challenge at a time. The girls who have completed or nearly completed the challenges are in their late teens – older than most boys who earn the Eagle Scout rank but they got a late start since they could not join until recently. They must complete the 21 badge requirements before they turn 18

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