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Camfed graduate to serve as advisor on global education policy
Camfed graduate to serve as advisor on global education policy
Camfed are thrilled to announce that 24-year-old Abigail Kaindu, a former Camfed bursary student, has been appointed to a top-level panel that will directly advise the UN Secretary General on global education policy Read More >
Education for All: Zambia’s Stunning Success
Education for All: Zambia’s Stunning Success
Ensuring girls go to school and mobilizing their local communities to help keep them there are vital strategies to achieve the Millennium Development Goal of ‘education for all’.

 

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Mildred makes history
Mildred makes history
Last month, 28-year-old Mildred from western Zambia became the first person in her village to graduate from university. Mildred grew up in a family of nine children in Shangombo, a remote district off the electricity grid where poverty runs deep. Read More >
School Meals Help Young Girl Stay in School
School Meals Help Young Girl Stay in School
WFP Zambia is providing school meals to 300,000 children in 829 schools in the country. School meals encourage children from poor households to go to school, stay in class and learn. Read More >
As FIFA World Cup 2010 kicks off, Zambian youth journalists speak out
As FIFA World Cup 2010 kicks off, Zambian youth journalists speak out
MONGU, Zambia, 17 June 2010 – For Inonge Sitali, 14, a radio dialogue with peers about the FIFA World Cup 2010 – which kicked off 11June in South Africa – is more than a casual conversation. It is an opportunity to discuss important gender issues in her local community of Mongu, in western Zambia. Read More >
“I Am a Leader, I Am an Entrepreneur”: Blogging from Zambia
Lubwe, Zambia: Saturday, April 18th -  Minutes before the Impact Fair starts, the students from the Leadership & Enterprise Course are practicing their presentations and fine-tuning their posters, putting the finishing touches on drawings of chickens and cell phones and overstuffed couches. Read More >
Campaign breaks the silence on child abuse in Zambia
Campaign breaks the silence on child abuse in Zambia
ZAMBIA, 10 September 2008 - Camfed Zambia this year launched an ambitious child abuse prevention initiative, funded by Irish Aid. Camfed’s Zero Tolerance to Child Abuse Campaign breaks through the culture of silence surrounding child abuse, and calls on all sectors of Zambian society to put an end to it. Through this new initiative, Camfed is collaborating with the Ministry of Education to develop a National Child Protection Policy, as well as reaching out to educators, families, law enforcement officials, and politicians to establish safe and effective systems for reporting child abuse, and to ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice. Read More >
Chinyanta’s Digital Diary: A Zambian teen fights for child rights and gender equality
Chinyanta’s Digital Diary: A Zambian teen fights for child rights and gender equality
NEW YORK, USA, 6 June 2007 – Chinyanta Chimba has a lot of energy. At her school in Lusaka, Zambia, she’s active in the Student Alliance for Female Education, which advocates for the rights of girls. She also travels around the world, speaking about children’s rights. Read More >
Former head of education to lead CAMFED Zambia
Former head of education to lead CAMFED Zambia
8 March 2007 - The leading champion for girls’ education in Zambia has been named as the new Executive Director of the Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) in Zambia. Read More >
Go Girls!
Go Girls!
Go Girls! Education for Every Child is UNICEF’s public outreach campaign to raise awareness, generate public support and mobilize resources for girls’ education in countries around the world. Read More >

 

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