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BlogClimate ChangeMultiple countries

How can young women build climate-smart rural livelihoods?

In this joint blog with Cambridge University and CAMFED, we discuss how young women can build climate-smart rural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa.

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BlogResearchGlobal

A ‘revolution in data’ is needed to create an equitable future through education

A blog written by Professor Pauline Rose, Director of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge, which just…

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BlogLearner GuidesZambia

We can’t afford to lose our future leaders – it’s in our power to keep girls learning and safe from abuse

As a role model especially to girls, I help them discover their potential and their powers — for example the courage to become someone like…

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BlogCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

The Power of Unity – Celebrating a Sisterhood of Leaders

Alice Saisha tells of how she and her fellow CAMFED Association members were determined to stay connected and support their communities even during the COVID-19…

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BlogLearner GuidesTanzania

We are building a nation

Diris Martin talks about how CAMFED’s Learner Guide program is transforming prospects for young people in Tanzania, and across Africa.

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BlogCOVID-19Malawi

The best husband in the world is education!

"If you want to develop this country, if you want to develop this world, we have to focus on education. Give girls their right of…

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BlogEntrepreneurshipTanzania

“I have been famous since I started doing this business!” Meet our CAMFED Association Beekeepers

CAMFED Tanzania Program Manager, Anna Sawaki, speaks to three enterprising young women in the CAMFED Association to find out more about their beekeeping experiences and…

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BlogCommunity ChampionsZimbabwe

It took a village to raise me. Now I’ll never stop protecting children from abuse.

CAMFED Association leader Judith Msindo describes how her own struggles inform her determination to support and seek justice for victims of abuse or neglect, and…

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BlogSocial JusticeMultiple countries

Act Now and Don’t Sit on the Fence

There is definitely something wrong with people who sit on the fence. Joana Guo, CAMFED Ghana, shares why we must act now.

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BlogHealthZimbabwe

The lack of menstrual products pushed many of my friends out of school

For Menstrual Hygiene Day (28 May 2020), Esnath shines a spotlight on the consequences when girls can’t afford basic menstrual products.

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BlogCOVID-19Zambia

“We heard your daughter on the radio!” Young women leading coronavirus action in rural Zambia

With coronavirus causing schools to close, this may be the fate of millions more girls. But we are not standing by helplessly. We are taking…

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BlogCOVID-19Multiple countries

Try explaining social distancing in a context of ubuntu

As a child of rural Zimbabwe, education saved me from poverty - I’ve been reflecting on what the coronavirus is doing to community.

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