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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…


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…


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…

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