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.]
09, 11, 2017
According to the UN, young women between the ages of 15 and 24 are twice as likely to become infected with HIV as young men of the same age. In eastern and southern Africa, young women account for... Read more
31, 10, 2017
Can you even imagine for a moment what your life would be like if you could not read? Florence Cheptoo, who lives in a village in rural Kenya, learned to read at age 60 when her... Read more
26, 10, 2017
While Trump and the actions of media celebrities dominate the headlines, global statistics related to violence, education and the reproductive rights of women and girls receive less attention... Read more