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GRAN Actions for February 2020

  1. GRAN Action for Education:  Call your MP to encourage her or him to attend the Canadian International Education Policy Working Group Photo Gallery event - February 4th, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.    Click here for more info.
     
  2. Continue with the work of raising awareness about human rights abuses perpetrated by many Canadian mining companies working abroad.   Learn more about the negative impacts of abusive mining practices on the lives of African women and their families by checking out the Resources on GRAN's Mining Justice Campaign page. 
     
  3. To inspire your group this month, gather to watch one of these GRAN videos:
    “GRAN: Our Beginnings”
    “Our Stories, Our Voices”
    “Advocacy GRAN style”

Principles for a Just Recovery

May 26, 2020

Launched this week, the 6 Principles for a Just Recovery are the result of discussions among civil society groups across Canada, and have been endorsed by over 200 organizations. GRAN... Read more

Canada Pushing for Debt Relief for Africa

May 20, 2020

It is encouraging to see this report about Canada's leadership on debt relief and to learn of the government's plans to respond to the UN global appeal for contributions to help fight the... Read more

Protecting Girls during COVID-19

May 13, 2020

The impact of COVID 19 on adolescent girls in Africa is likely to have devastating long term effects.  The pandemic will exacerbate the inequalities already faced by young girls.  Read the... Read more