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.]
24, 05, 2019
In our May GRAN Update, we heard that the 10th annual session of the Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Ageing had taken place at the United Nations (UN) this past April.
The... Read more
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09, 05, 2019
In light of reports of ongoing abuses by Canadian mining companies, GRAN urges the government to give the Canadian Ombudperson for Responsible Enterprise real powers.... Read more