Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
Who are we?
We are a non-partisan network of volunteers working together across Canada to advocate at local, national and international levels for the human rights of grandmothers, vulnerable children and youth of sub-Saharan Africa.
What do we do?
- We educate to raise public awareness and invite engagement.
- We advocate to influence national and global policy-makers.
- We partner with like-minded organizations to amplify our voices and increase our impact.
Current GRAN campaigns in support of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals:
Health: Ensuring access to affordable life-saving medicines. [Read more...]
Education: Improving access to quality education for all. [Read more…]
Gender-Equality: Working to end violence against women and girls. [Read more…]
We invite you to join us.
[Click here for more information on how you can get involved.]
31, 07, 2018
Many Canadians believe tuberculosis (TB) to be a disease of the past, when in fact it has now surpassed HIV/AIDS and malaria as the world's deadliest infectious disease, killing over 1.7 million... Read more
25, 07, 2018
UNAIDS warns that progress is slowing and time is running out to reach the 2020 HIV targets. Its just-released report, Miles to Go: Closing Gaps, Breaking Barriers, Righting Injustices... Read more
22, 06, 2018
Absent in statistics, unnoticed by researchers, neglected by national and local authorities and mostly overlooked by civil society organizations – the situation of many widows around the world is... Read more