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A celebration of African grandmothers’ fight for women’s rights

African grandmothers demonstrate in Manzini, Swaziland for women's rights and gender equality. Star reporter and photographer Debra Black's photo of this historic moment will be on display at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. Toronto Star. Sept 20 2014. WINNIPEG—It was a clarion call to action — a powerful and evocative moment when for the first time South African and Swazi grandmothers ... Continue Reading »

Grandmother Bond Has No Boundary

Ida Nambeya (left) of the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmother Campaign in Zambia and Nelson Grans to Grans Cynthia Quinn-Young find empowerment in meeting one another.— image credit: Tamara Hynd The Nelson Star.  Sept 12 2014. Volunteer work can rebuild communities and Nelson Grans to Grans is doing just that in African communities stricken by HIV and AIDS. Nelson Grans to Grans is hosting a regional gathering ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers to Grandmothers starting fundraising projects

The Prince Albert Grandmothers For Grandmothers were hard at work creating bags to sell at the Heart to Heart Tea, which will be held in February. Herald photo by Jodi Schellenberg Prince Albert Daily Herald.  September 08, 2014 Grandmothers in Prince Albert are gearing up to help others in Africa. The Prince Albert Grandmothers For Grandmothers held a bag-making work bee at St. Alban’s Cathedral, creating bags ... Continue Reading »

Grandmothers gather donated art to sell and support charity

Susan Whittick with a David Thauberger print (R) and a piece by Marta Cole (L) a fibre artist for the Art from the Attic fundraiser, hosted by Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers Regina. Proceeds from the event will support the work of the Stephen Lewis Foundation's Grandmothers Campaign. Photo taken in Regina, SK on September 03, 2014. Photograph by: Don Healy, Regina Leader-Post Leader-Post. September 8, 2014. REGIN ... Continue Reading »