Voices of Advocacy

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In 2009/10 Peggy Edwards studied the unique Grandmothers To Grandmothers Campaign (in Canada) to find answers to the question: “How do we engage, nurture and sustain older women advocates in civil society?”

Older women who volunteer in the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign are working to turn the tide on HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, and to provide a voice in Canada and with international agencies for African grandmothers and the millions of AIDS orphans in their care. The Grandmothers Campaign is affiliated with the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

This web site captures the results of Peggy’s work through a number of innovative products and teaching tools. Use of these tools will provoke reflection and discussions about:


Who is this for?


Peggy’s work was supported by the Alan Thomas Fellowship granted by the Carold Institute for the Advancement of Citizenship in Social Change.

What is on this site?

To view all of the resources this site makes available visit the Downloads section of this site.