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These bikes can transform girls’ futures

This June, the Clara Lionel Foundation joined CAMFED in Salima District, Malawi, as over 1,000 bicycles arrived in the country through our partnership for girls’…


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Sally Osberg Joins CAMFED USA as New Board Chair

We are thrilled to announce that CAMFED USA has appointed Sally Osberg, a pioneer of social change, to become the new chair of its USA…


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Dorcas Apoore: A young leader on the global stage

At the age of 23, Dorcas Apoore’s list of achievements is astonishing. A young woman from a vulnerable background, she has overcome all odds to…


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Health & Education: Connecting the dots

On Thursday 17 May, Faith Nkala, National Director of CAMFED Zimbabwe, CAMFED alumna and founding member of the CAMA network, travelled to Brussels to participate…


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GAWE 2018: Stepping up for children with disabilities

For CAMFED, this Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) is about working with governments to reach the most marginalized — children with disabilities — and…


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16 Days of Activism: To end GBV we must end child marriage

Throughout the 16 days between the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on the 25th November, and Human Rights Day on the…


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World AIDS Day: Ending child marriage is key to our fight against HIV/AIDS

In sub-Saharan Africa, 75% of the 6.2 million young people aged 15-24 living with HIV are female. That equates to over 4.6 million young women.…


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CAMFED Alumnae Leaders Speak at Inaugural Obama Foundation Summit

Two leading members of CAMFED’s CAMA alumnae network were selected to speak at the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit, joining Michelle Obama, and speaking on the…


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Q&A : Why are so many girls at risk of child marriage?

Prisca Kaoma has been teaching at secondary school level in northern Zambia since 2002. In 2008, Prisca became a CAMFED Teacher Mentor. We met Prisca…


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CAMFED’s model for change highlighted at We The Future

On September 21st, CAMFED's Regional Executive Director Dolores Dickson presented the ultimate sustainable development solution – girls’ education – at the We The Future session…


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Angeline Murimirwa Accepts Diamond Ball Award from Clara Lionel Foundation

Angeline Murimirwa, CAMFED’s Regional Executive Director, founding member of CAMFED’s alumnae association, and one of the first girls supported by our organization, was honored at…


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Building Trust in Girls’ Education

In her interview with Jihii Jolly from News Deeply Women and Girls, Angeline Murimirwa, CAMFED’s Regional Executive Director for Eastern and Southern Africa (and one…

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