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Looking at girls’ education through a different lens

CAMFED Co-Executives Angeline Murimirwa and Lucy Lake are urging the global education community to take an approach that is both inclusive and disruptive in order to change the status quo and deliver ...

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NewsPress CoverageZimbabwe

Judith Msindo writes for Ms. Magazine about the transformative power of education

For Judith Msindo, school was a source of hope, and a place of safety and security, but without the support from her village community she may never have attended. As millions more girls across the gl...

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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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NewsAgriculture GuidesZambia

Dorcas scoops Resolution Project Fellowship

Dorcas Lukwesa, a CAMFED Association member from Zambia and founder of a Mobile Aquaponics agribusiness has been awarded a fellowship by The Resolution Project Social Venture Challenge at the 2021 Mas...

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NewsAwards and PrizesGlobal

CAMFED awarded 2021 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

We are thrilled that CAMFED has been awarded the 2021 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to a nonprofit in recognition of extraordinary contri...

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NewsEventsUnited Kingdom

A Cambridge event with the Yidan Prize Foundation

Inequality in education didn’t start with the pandemic—but it’s more starkly obvious now than ever before. We’re bringing together education and inclusion experts to explore how to level the playing f...

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NewsPublicationsGlobal

Watch the CAMFED Annual Review 2020 Video

In a year that tested us all, our power came from our grassroots leadership - the young educated women in the CAMFED Association, who will stop at nothing to make sure girls stay safe and keep learnin...

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NewsResearchGhana

Sustainable business opportunities for women in northern Ghana

CAMFED, the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Mastercard Foundation share the goal of supporting young women to access dignified and fulfilling work. Through an exciting research collabor...

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NewsAwards and PrizesGlobal

CAMFED honored with Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation

The prestigious 2021 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation recognizes our work in supporting girls to learn, thrive and lead, with an eagle eye on sustainability, equity and social ...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

Unlocking the power to lead a better world

Day of the African Child (June 16th) is a day that calls for social justice, and every child’s right to a quality education, unlocking the limitless leadership potential of our African youth. That lea...

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NewsSecondary EducationGlobal

This is the moment to invest in girls’ education

As G7 leaders meet to make decisions that affect the future of this planet, and the UK parliament has the opportunity to review its decision to cut aid spending, Phillip Inman, Economics Editor of the...

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NewsClimate ChangeMultiple countries

Meet our three Mastercard Foundation-EARTH University Fellows tackling climate change

Three young women at the forefront of our movement have been awarded prestigious Mastercard Foundation-EARTH University Graduate Fellowships to enable them to grow CAMFED’s climate-smart Agriculture G...

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