Grandmothers’ Rights, Right Now

One of the remarkable elements of the story told in Powered by Love: A Grandmothers’ Movement to end AIDS in Africa, is how African grandmothers have mobilized for their human rights.

Below, find powerful human rights statements from the grandmothers themselves referred to in the book, and learn more.


Grandmothers Gathering Statements

Toronto Statement – English, French, Spanish

Manzini Statement – English, French, Portuguese

Ugandan Grandmothers Statement – English, French

South African Grandmothers Statement – English

Grandmothers to Grandmothers: The Dawn of a New Movement (Grandmothers Gathering Report, 2006)


Click to see the Grandmothers Campaign Video

Click to read the Tribunal Report

Click to see the Tribunal Film



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