Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
Who are we?
We are volunteers working together across Canada to advocate in meaningful and strategic ways 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.]
10, 07, 2017
The G20 Leaders' Declaration in Hamburg, Germany on July 8th included a commitment to step up and improve education financing. Now, all that is needed is commitment, innovative thinking, and... Read more
04, 07, 2017
In his column in the National Post on June 14, Terry Glavin writes about Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy. Glavin says, “It's easy to dismiss Trudeau's 'feminist foreign... Read more
10, 06, 2017
Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announces Canada's first feminist International Assistance Policy, with a focus on gender equality and women's rights, support for local women’s organizations, and a... Read more