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.]
10, 04, 2019
The 25thAnniversary of the Rwandan genocide was marked earlier this week. While the horrific violence that occurred throughout those 100 days must never be forgotten, the... Read more
04, 04, 2019
Is access to lifelong learning crucial to older women in sub-Saharan Africa? This area of human rights will be explored at the 10th Session of the UN Open-ended Working... Read more
06, 03, 2019
This International Women's Day is an opportunity to celebrate progress that has been made towards gender equality and to learn more about the barriers still facing women around the world.... Read more