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Health & Education: Connecting the dots

On Thursday 17 May, Faith Nkala, National Director of CAMFED Zimbabwe, CAMFED alumna and founding member of the CAMA network, travelled to Brussels to participate…


StorySecondary EducationMalawi


Steria is a secondary scholar from Malawi, supported by CAMFED and the Mastercard Foundation. She would like to be a nurse one day to support…


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3 ways young women are championing quality education to transform a continent

CAMFED has stayed optimistic over the last 25 years, because we know that educating girls and supporting young women’s leadership presents a powerful solution to…


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GAWE 2018: Stepping up for children with disabilities

For CAMFED, this Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) is about working with governments to reach the most marginalized — children with disabilities — and…


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,…


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…


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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…


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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.…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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Angeline Murimirwa Accepts Diamond Ball Award from Clara Lionel Foundation

Angeline Murimirwa, CAMFED’s Regional Executive Director, founding member of CAMFED’s alumnae association, and one of the first girls supported by our organization, was honored at…

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