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Grandmother Power

Grandmother Power

Oct 23, 2017-- Across the world, grandmothers are keepers of tradition and leaders of change. In families and communities battling discrimination, poverty, disease and death, grandmothers stand and rise as providers, healers, insurgents. They are storytellers who bridge the past and the future with wisdom and bold, creative action. This is why photojournalist Paola Gianturco has dedicated her life to documenting and advocating for women around the globe. This inspiring story tells of Gianturco's work that celebrates the life-saving activism and strength of female elders, fueled by witnessing a world that is not good enough for their grandchildren. These are the stories that we need to hear. (9467 reads)

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Take ActionReach out to an elderly woman today. Ask her to share a story from her life. Seek her guidance. Listen and be present. Share some joy. Let her know that you appreciate her.

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