Sunday 1 December is World AIDS day. Six-hundred thousand people in Cameroon are living with HIV and AIDS. Thousands of children are HIV positive, yet almost half of them fail to turn up for treatment.
Read how VSO volunteer paediatrician Tamara Bugembe is tackling HIV stigma and improving care at Bamenda Regional Hospital, Cameroon.
Why do girls still perform less well at school than boys in Rwanda?
What can be done so that girls perform better at school?
Find out in our latest Gender Equality in Teaching and Education Management report
VSO's pioneering TENI (Tackling Education Needs Inclusively) programme is improving the quality of education for more than 50,000 children in northern Ghana, especially girls and disabled children.
Read Head Teacher Michael Zoogbah's story of how his school has gone from strength to strength with the programme's support.
Volunteer with us
If you're looking for a change, why not volunteer with VSO? Volunteering is a hands-on way of building a fairer world.
Find out how to apply to volunteer.
Apply to volunteer
If you'd like to volunteer with VSO, visit one of our local VSO websites and register your interest.