Camfed International

Investing in young women's leadership and livelihoods to reduced child, early and forced marriage

Malawi, Zimbabwe
2011 - 2019

Since 1993, Camfed’s has delivered innovative education programmes in sub-Saharan Africa. Their model sees girls’ education as the starting point for social change – partnering with communities to unlock the leadership potential of girls and women at the margins of society creates a multiplier effect like no other. HDF has partnered with Camfed in Malawi and Zimbabwe since 2011, initially providing support for bursary and scholarship schemes, and currently funding the establishment and expansion of the CAMA alumnae association as agents for change in Malawi.


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Why is birth registration so important?

Plan International´s Birth Registration Innovation Team are bringing 6 key principles of innovation to this challenge. They have developed a tailored innovation process to create sustainable and scalable solutions for birth registration. Understand Contextual Constraints: What differentiates constraints from pain…

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The first US summit to end female genital mutilation

The momentum generated by summits like this is the lifeblood of change. At the heart of the movement to end FGM are the survivors who represent the most vulnerable and at risk – those without a platform to speak. Activists…

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Launch of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children

The Global Partnership today also launched the new INSPIRE package of seven proven strategies to prevent violence against children, created with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the CDC, End Violence Against Children, the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), The U.S….

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