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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…



How girls’ education can tackle climate change

Fiona Mavhinga, Executive Advisor for the CAMFED Association, explores the link between girls’ education and the mitigation of climate change. This blog highlights that empowering…



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

In this Q&A with Prisca Kaoma, a CAMFED Teacher Mentor teaching at secondary school level in Zambia, she answers questions about the barriers to girl's…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

The power of GirlGuardians to end child marriage

CAMFED introduces the power of CAMA ‘GirlGuardians’ - young women once at risk of becoming child brides, who are now working together to help girls…



These mothers and their school meals are the backbone of the community

This World Food Day, as the international community discusses how we can best support rural development and food security, Ina Mozhendi reflects on her recent…


StorySecondary EducationZambia

Faith, Secondary Student, Zambia

Meet Faith, a secondary scholar from rural Zambia. Faith was born in a central province, but following the tragic death of both parents when she…

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