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BlogSecondary EducationGlobal

3 stages of girls’ education and development that can change everything

Today, on World Day of Social Justice, we are highlighting the fact that across sub-Saharan Africa, 28 million girls are out of school. We're calling…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Ayisha and Esther scoop national business awards in Ghana

Two CAMFED Association members have won top awards for their successful businesses. Ayisha Fuseini of Asheba Enterprise, a shea butter processor accepted two awards including…


StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana


Pearl is a voracious changemaker in her community, and, with her fellow CAMFED Association members, a powerful force for change across Ghana and Africa. Together, they…



Tendai Dzingirai

Tendai is the national chairperson for CAMFED's CAMA alumnae network in Zimbabwe. As a Transition Guide, she provides pathways to independence for young women completing…


NewsSocial JusticeMultiple countries

Together we’re making more noise for women and girls

100 years ago today marked a turning point for the British women’s suffrage movement -- the start of a journey of empowerment which continues to…


NewsPress CoverageGlobal

BBC highlights CAMFED’s work to end child marriage through girls’ education

In an in-depth interview with Angeline Murimirwa, published by BBC News today, Lucy Sherriff explores the reasons why so many girls in sub-Saharan Africa become…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Tanzania

REAL Centre research reveals ‘what works’ in education

A new policy paper released by the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge, using CAMFED data, shows the…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Amazing public response to CAMFED’s UK Aid Match appeal

Today Cambridge-based CAMFED, the Campaign for Female Education, praised the generosity of the UK public during its UK Aid Match fundraising appeal. The girls’ education…


NewsSupporting CAMFEDGlobal

Unleashing the power of educated girls: 2017 highlights

In 2017, the CAMFED community celebrated several incredible landmarks, demonstrating the power of educated girls: There are now 100,000 activists for girls’ education in the…


BlogChild MarriageGlobal

Five reasons why child marriage affects us all

Fiona Mavhinga, Executive Advisor for the CAMFED Association, tells how child marriage is standing in the way of progress towards many 2030 Global Goals. For…


NewsSupporting CAMFEDGlobal

5 reasons why child marriage affects us all

Our ambitious Sustainable Development Goals agenda serves to create progress that will improve lives across the world. But every year, 15 million girls are locked…

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