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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Tanzania

When girls succeed and women lead

It takes a village to raise a child, and it takes a community to educate a girl. This week, the power of rural community partnerships…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zambia

Keeping girls safe from school related gender based violence

Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, raising awareness of the often hidden issue of violence and abuse girls and women…


BlogResearchMultiple countries

Poor girls are at greatest risk from SRGBV. Here’s why, and what we can do about it.

Alice Saisha, CAMA member and United Nation Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) Youth Representative, understands and shares from her own experiences why girls from impoverished rural…



These young women entrepreneurs could make all the difference for Zimbabwe

This month 11,800 girls in Zimbabwe who, like Fiona Mavhinga, Executive Advisor for the CAMFED Association, have been supported through school by CAMFED — the…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

After school: How women’s entrepreneurship can make all the difference

This month 11,800 girls in Zimbabwe who have been supported through school by CAMFED will graduate from secondary school. As the world celebrates the third…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Innovations to tackle educational inequality

If things don’t change drastically, half of the world’s young people will lack the basic skills they need for work and life.


BlogLearner GuidesTanzania

Now I am a role model and mentor. I have found my path.

Zuhuru shares her story of becoming a role model to the girls in her community by becoming a Learner Guide and using the skills she…


NewsPress CoverageMultiple countries

Why data is so important to educating girls in sub-Saharan Africa

Technology, and the infrastructure that allows it to be used across the globe, is often taken for granted. But in sub-Saharan Africa, technology and connectivity…



I have found my path through education

With few formal employment opportunities in rural sub-Saharan Africa, the most likely path for young people lies in entrepreneurship and self-employment - a challenge most…


NewsPress CoverageUnited Kingdom

The best investment we can make to change our world

On October 13th, we were delighted to join CAMFED patron Julia Gillard at the Institute for Government, in conversation with the Institute’s Director, Bronwen Maddox.…


BlogChild MarriageZimbabwe

To stop child marriage, we need to stop failing girls at school

Fiona Mavhinga, Executive Advisor for the CAMFED Association, explores how marginalized girls in sub-Saharan Africa are the first to be failed by the system —…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Breaking down the barriers to girls’ education across Africa

All across Africa CAMFED's CAMA alumnae celebrated International Day of the Girl by championing education as the key to tackling poverty, inequality and achieving a…

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