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New York ethical fashion brand Marcella and CAMFED on NBC

New York-based Marcella, co-founded by Siyana and Andy Huszar, is a sustainable women's fashion brand with a purpose. Though its partnership with CAMFED, Marcella is supporting girls in Africa to go t...

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Nicholas Kristof unleashes groundswell of support for girls’ education among New York Times readers

Following CAMFED’s recognition as the Grand Prize Winner of Nicholas Kristof’s 2020 Holiday Impact Prize, announced in his column in the New York Times, generous donors contributed an astonishing $4.6...

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Have your say about the CAMFED website & you may win a handwoven artisan basket

We are currently working on improving the CAMFED website to make it easier for you to find important information and ways to support our work.

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Day of the African Child – Pass the Cap for Justice

As young people all over the world graduate from school and university, we reflect on the urgency of securing every child’s right to an education, and the importance of education in delivering justice...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Women Deliver 2019 – No gender equity without equitable access to education

Dolores Dickson, CAMFED Executive Director – Canada & Global Programs, will be speaking at Women Deliver 2019, joining several strategic partners, and bringing evidence from our programs to shine a sp...

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FilmEventsMultiple countries

CAMFED 25th Anniversary Gala – Speech Highlights

Emceed by nine-time Emmy award-winning journalist and news anchor Lori Stokes, CAMFED's first-ever New York Gala took place on May 9th at 583 Park Avenue. Co-hosted by 14 of the fearless female leader...

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A movement set to transform Africa

On the night of our inaugural Gala celebrating 25 years of the Campaign for Female Education, Angie Murimirwa, CAMFED’s Exectuive Director in Africa, announced our audacious goal of supporting 5 milli...

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CAMFED Honored at Women’s eNews ‘21 Leaders for the 21st Century’ Gala

On May 6, 2019, CAMFED had the pleasure of taking part in the Women’s eNews “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” Gala. The marvelous night consisted of speeches and awards to honor 21 women, men, and org...

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Premiere of global empowerment anthem at New York Gala

Members of the CAMFED alumnae network, CAMA, will join musician/activist Drea Pizziconi on stage at the ‘Education Changes Everything’ Gala for the world premiere of her new global anthem ‘Let Us Danc...

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CAMFED’s Dolores Dickson interviewed on ABC TV

Dolores Dickson was interviewed on ABC TV on Sunday May 6, ahead of CAMFED’s first ever Gala taking place on Thursday May 9, in New York City. On ‘Here and Now’ Dolores spoke to show host Sandra Bookm...

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Annie Lennox to be honored at 25th Anniversary Gala

CAMFED is delighted to announce that we will honor multiple award-winning singer-songwriter, social activist and philanthropist Annie Lennox, at the organization’s 25th anniversary and first ever “Edu...

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Julia Gillard to be Honorary Event Chair at CAMFED NYC Gala

We are thrilled to announce that the Hon Julia Gillard AC will walk the red carpet with a new generation of fearless female leaders, who will travel to New York from across sub-Saharan Africa for a 25...

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