Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon

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December 15, 2012

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Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon

A grandma’s heart is a patchwork of love.

– Anonymous –

Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon

“All over the world grandmothers are forming activist groups to tackle intractable issues: poverty, illiteracy, environmental degradation, disease, injustice and violence. Never before have grandmothers campaigned so vigorously or universally to make the world a better place.” Paola Gianturco spent three years interviewing and photographing 120 activist grandmothers across 15 countries on 5 continents for her magnificent book: Grandmother Power, A Global Phenomenon. “I met them as my sisters — I am a grandmother, too.” she says. Together these women are changing our world. { read more }

Be The Change

If you are a grandmother, know a grandmother, have a grandmother or are a GrandOther, learn more about the various activist grandmother groups out there and get involved! { more }

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