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.]
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
14, 05, 2018
Dr. Ghazy Mujahid of the Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations (OSSCO) has initiated an E-Petition to urge our government to recognize and safeguard the interests of Canadian... Read more
27, 04, 2018
Prime Minister Trudeau has announced that Canada will champion girls' education in crisis situations at the G7 Summit in June – backed by a significant financial investment. This... Read more