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The distance to school is not only about the distance you walk

CAMFED's CEO, Lucy Lake, looks at the role of the Learner Guide programme in improving marginalised girls' confidence and self esteem so that they not…

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CAMFED champions girls’ education at United State of Women Summit

On Tuesday, June 14th, CAMFED's Founder and President, Ann Cotton, was invited to share her experience on a global education panel at the White House…

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Sharifa’s Blog from Tanzania: “I will make sure every child’s right is given.”

For 25 years, the 16th of June has marked the Day of the African Child - a time for the world to reflect on the…

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I will make sure every child’s right is given

Sharifa, a CAMFED scholar in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, shares her story in this blog for Day of the African Child. "I want to be a lawyer.…

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“The distance to school is not only about the distance you walk”

In her latest Brookings blog, CAMFED CEO Lucy Lake describes how marginalized girls lack the confidence to engage in the classroom; and how CAMFED’s life skills…

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Gloria Steinem and Emma Watson pledge support to end child marriage

Feminist activist and writer Gloria Steinem has spent her career traveling the world, investigating and drawing attention to the issues affecting women today. In the…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

The Developing World’s Problem With Periods

On May 29th, Menstrual Hygiene Day, SBS Life acknowledged the difficulties that periods create for many of the girls in the communities where CAMFED works, and for girls around the world. 

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“This might change the way you think about education everywhere”

Forbes columnist and world-renowned thought leader on global policy and education, Jordan Shapiro, travelled to Tanzania to see CAMFED’s program in action, meeting students, teachers,…

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Our data, our destiny: Young women deliver community accountability to girls

On Thursday, 19 May, at the Women Deliver conference, Theresia Moyo, Head of Education at CAMFED Tanzania, illustrates CAMFED’s model of accountability to girls and…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

The Power of Opportunity

We are proud to share the amazing story of CAMA member Ayisha Fuseini, who was featured in a recent issue of Dubai's Executive Women Magazine. 

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CAMFED Wins FinancialForce Award

CAMFED has been recognized as the winner in the Best Customer Experience category in FinancialForce’s fourth annual 360 Customer Excellence Awards, selected for the impact…

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CAMFED shortlisted for the Charity Awards 2016

CAMFED has been shortlisted for the Charity Awards - the longest-running and most prestigious awards scheme in the charity sector. This recognition is for our…

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