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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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…


BlogChild MarriageMultiple countries

#16DaysActivism: To end GBV we must end child marriage

This blog provides an overview of what CAMFED is doing to empower young women and communities to end child marriage as part of their 3-month…


FilmSecondary EducationZambia

Video: Melody, Secondary Student, Zambia

Melody grew up in rural Zambia with her parents and three siblings. When just three years old, Melody's father died. With four children to take…


FilmSecondary EducationZambia

Video: Faith, Secondary Student, Zambia

Meet Faith, a secondary scholar from Zambia. Following the death of both parents when just three years old, Faith was taken in by her aunt.…


FilmChild MarriageZambia

Video: Child marriage – Doreen’s story

By the age of nine, Doreen had tragically lost both parents. Forced to leave the village where they grew up, Doreen and her four siblings…


BlogChild MarriageGlobal

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

Gloria highlights the impact of child marriage on the prevalence of HIV among young women in sub-Saharan Africa. She explains how through education, members of…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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.…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)United States

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…


BlogChild MarriageMultiple countries

3 survivors of child marriage share their stories

Three girls from rural Zambia, where CAMFED works, are bravely sharing their stories and giving you the opportunity to better understand how girls who live…


NewsSupporting CAMFEDZambia

3 child brides share their stories for #GivingTuesday

Awareness around child marriage has increased in recent years, and the practice is recognised as a serious human rights violation, as well as a worldwide…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Financial Times highlights CAMFED’s impact – 10 years on

As it launches its 2017 Seasonal Appeal, the Financial Times today looks back on its partnership with CAMFED, the FT’s first ever Seasonal Appeal partner…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Tanzania

Lydia Wilbard accepts international education innovation award at #WISE17

Today, six high-impact projects from around the globe were honoured with the 2017 WISE Awards, which recognize scalable and replicable projects that demonstrate a transformative…

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