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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Michelle Obama’s Q&A with CAMA leader Pearl on International Women’s Day

Girls’ education champion and former First lady Michelle Obama today interviews CAMFED alumna (CAMA member) Pearl Quarmyne from Ghana in an International Women’s Day feature…


BlogGender EqualityGhana

These female entrepreneurs in Ghana #PressforProgress in their communities every day

On International Women's Day, Fiona Mavhinga celebrates the progress of two women-led enterprises in Ghana. Once supported by CAMFED to start their businesses, they are…


NewsSecondary EducationMultiple countries

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

Investing in the education of girls and women is a proven way to improve the health and wealth of entire nations. Yet across sub-Saharan Africa,…


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…

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