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The Right to Food

A Fundamental Human Right

GRAN recognizes access to adequate food as an inherent human right. The right to food is not about charity, but about ensuring that all people have the capacity to feed themselves in dignity. For this right to be fully realized, food must be available, accessible, adequate, and sustainable.1

COVID-19: Vaccines, Testing and Treatments

Since its emergence in 2019, the coronavirus outbreak has swept the world, infecting people in every country and spreading fear and uncertainty. The pandemic has had far-reaching consequences beyond the spread of the disease, with wide political, financial and social impacts.

COVID-19 Response and Recovery

As a network of older women advocating for the human rights of African grandmothers, we have always been guided by the African philosophy of ubuntuUbuntu defines what it means to be truly human: we affirm our own humanity when we acknowledge the full humanity of others. The ubuntu principles of dignity, respect, empathy, caring, sharing, and compassion are more needed than ever in these unprecedented times.

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11 Crises to Watch in 2023

Jan 12, 2023

The New Humanitarian has just released its report on the humanitarian crises needing urgent attention in 2023. Most of them are driven by conflict and climate shocks, compounded by pre-existing... Read more

To Achieve Human Rights, Start with Food

Dec 27, 2022

"The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights... states that the right to food is indispensable for the fulfillment of other human rights. ...Since human rights are... Read more

National Day of Remembrance and Action

Dec 06, 2022

"The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is about remembering those who have experienced gender-based violence and those who we have lost to it. It is also a time to take... Read more

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